Ogun State Government has installed the first monarch in Moriwi Kingdom, Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of the state, 108 years after the community came into existence.
The monarch, Oba James Taiwo, is the Alele of Moriwi Kingdom and the first monarch in the community since it was founded in 1914.
Speaking at the installation and presentation of staff of office to the monarch, the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, said the traditional ruler would serve as an intermediary between the government and the people.
The governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Afolabi Afuape, described the monarch’s appointment as a call to serve.
He urged him to champion efforts that will further enhance peaceful co-existence with neighbouring towns.
Abiodun said the reign of the monarch should create a conducive environment for investors to do business in Moriwi.