The Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has dissolved the state's Council of Obas, even as he has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Akadiri Saliu Momoh 1V,The Olukare of Ikare as the Council's new chairman.
Announcing the formal dissolution of the traditional rulers body and the appointment of the Olukare as the new chairman, the state's Commissioner for Information, Mr Kayode Akinmade in a statement on Tuesday announced that " His Excellency, the Governor of Ondo state , Dr Olusegun Mimiko CON, has formally dissolved the State Council of Obas and has appointed HRM, the Olukare of Ikare-Akoko Oba ( Alhaji) Akadiri Momoh 1V, JP, CON as the Chairman of Ondo State Council of Obas "
The appointment of the Olukare takes effect from Monday, 20th February 2017.
The Olukare who replaces the Osemawe of Ondo, Oba Dr. Adesinmbo Kiladdejo, of Ondo Kindom ascended the throne of his father in August , 1984 and has since remain a frontline traditional ruler in the state.
Dr Mimiko through the statement, also expressed appreciation to the immediate past Council of Obas,under the Chairmanship of the Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom, Oba Kiladejo, for their support for his government.