You can bet that the capital of Ogun State, Abeokuta would be agog and in a celebratory mode as friends and family members of the Okoyas would gather in large numbers to rejoice with Shade as his royal majesty, the Osile Oke-Ona, Oba (Dr.) Adedapo Adewale Tejusho, CON, Dsc, the Karunwi III, Oranmiyan Osile Oke Ona Egba makes her an honorary Chief of his domain, Oke Ona Egba. Shade would be honoured with the title of Ajisewa of Oke Ona Egba, which literally translates to ''Beauty or Gorgeousness personified'' of Oke Ona Egba, also to be honoured on the date are Retired Justice George Adesola Oguntade, CFR, CON, FCI.Arb & Chief Mrs. Modupe Oguntade, who would bag the titles of Gbofinro (standard bearer of the law) of Oke Ona Egba & Erelu Gbofinro respectively.
The main reason for the choice of Tuesday, February 19 is because that's the birthday of his royal majesty Oba Adedapo Tejuosho. The revered king would be 75 years old on that day and part of the activities to mark the birthday is the Iwuye (Chieftancy ceremony).
Programme of event for the date is as follows-
Thanksgiving Service for His Royal Majesty's birthday is at The Cathedral of St. James African Church, Idi-Ape, Ago-Oko, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Time is 10.00 AM
Iwuye Ceremony for Chief Mrs. Folasade Okoya, Hon. Justice George Adesola Oguntade (Rtd) & Chief Mrs Modupe Oguntade.
Venue: The Palace of the Osile Oke-Ona Egba, Sapon, Ago-Oko, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Reception: The Bishop Court, Onikolobo, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
We would like to say congratulations to Kabiyesi, Oba Dapo Tejuosho and also to those to be honored.