Alagbaka, AKURE – February 8th, 2024
In a majestic ceremony steeped in tradition and royalty, Prince Benson Babatope David ascended to the esteemed position of ASIWAJU Usopo of Alagbaka, AKURE, under the auspices of Oba Adesola Adedeji Adesida Adekayero 1, The Olu Usopo of Usopo Alagbaka. This momentous occasion, held on the historic date of February 8th, 2024, marks a significant milestone in the cultural heritage of the Alagbaka community.
The installation ceremony, held within the grandeur of the Usopo palace, was a spectacle of regal splendor and dignified grace. As the sun cast its golden rays upon the gathered dignitaries and esteemed guests, the air was filled with an aura of anticipation and reverence.
Among the distinguished attendees were honorable members of the Osun State House of Assembly, led by the esteemed Hon. Olamilekan Adeoti, whose presence underscored the importance of Prince Benson’s ascension to the revered title of ASIWAJU Usopo. Additionally, Dr. Sunday Akinbiola, the esteemed publisher of Hero Magazine, graced the occasion with his esteemed presence, adding to the ambiance of prestige and significance.
The installation ceremony itself was conducted with solemnity and ceremonial grandeur, overseen by Oba Adesola Adedeji Adesida Adekayero, whose wisdom and authority commanded the respect of all present. Amidst the chanting of ancestral prayers and the rhythmic beats of traditional drums, Prince Benson was adorned with the symbols of his newfound leadership, signifying his commitment to serve the Alagbaka community with honor and distinction.
As Prince Benson assumed his rightful place as ASIWAJU Usopo of Alagbaka, AKURE, he pledged to uphold the values of unity, prosperity, and tradition that have long been cherished by the people of Alagbaka. With the blessings of Oba Adesola Adedeji Adesida Adekayero 1 and the support of his fellow dignitaries, Prince Benson embarks on a journey of leadership and stewardship, dedicated to the betterment of his beloved community.
As the sun set on this historic day, the echoes of celebration reverberated throughout the land, a testament to the enduring spirit of unity and resilience that defines the Alagbaka community. And in the heart of it all, Prince Benson Babatope David, now ASIWAJU Usopo of Alagbaka, stood tall and proud, a beacon of hope and inspiration for generations to come.