How Oluwo is Protecting His Subjects’ Land | By Alli Ibraheem

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Go and meet the owner if they are ready to sell. If not, leave them. I can’t forcefully acquire their land in the name of anything, not even my throne or religion. If they wish to sell voluntarily, come to me, I will assist with my widow’s mite” Oluwo.

As an aspiring versatile journalist, I grew up reading about land as one of the primary factors of production. The land is an immobile and very appreciative asset, most especially in modern trading and investment.

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Constitution relatively attached land ownership power to the state while traditional rulers are de facto ownership. State authorities now respect monarchs and properly consult before the acquisition of lands. As such, the government has placed a premium expectation on responsible ROYAL FATHERS who are the true custodians of their land and protect their subjects’ right to ownership.

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Aside from not associating partners with God, one other acute decision of OLUWO of Iwoland heralding his enthronement was to protect his people’s right to ownership of their lands. He pledged not to acquire or unjustly lord himself over their lands and other personal property.

Many Mosques and Churches have identified lands in Iwo and sought the intervention of Oluwo to acquire such land at peanut. “Go and meet the owner if they are ready to sell. If not, leave them. I can’t forcefully acquire their land in the name of anything, not even my throne or religion. If they wish to sell voluntarily, come to me, I will assist with my widow’s mite” said Oluwo.

How Oluwo is Protecting His Subjects' Land | By Alli Ibraheem

A king is enthroned to strengthen his subjects’ spirit in positive agitations and aspirations. Kings are blessings. You will never see Oluwo lording himself over his subjects. One of the reasons he is loved and accepted unconditionally. Let him move around the town ten times in a day, you will see the love, the enthusiasm and accolades. His subjects have given him many names – Oba pegunre, Oba Akorede, Oba Soludero, Oba Tio tale and other commendable sobriquets.

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While facilitating any developmental projects to his domain, Telu is smart and intelligent. He would announce free land as a comparative advantage over other competitive cities. His technique is, he would never lord himself. He would invite the family he settled on the land. Expatiate the benefits of donating the land while he engages the project handlers to placed the land donors, their children and relatives as frontliners in employment at the floating of such establishment.

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Moreso, when the Federal College of Education was approved for Iwo, the Ele royal family was invited. Oluwo dialogue and blessed the family with royal supplications. Neither Oluwo nor the family collected money. They trusted the words of His Majesty in consideration at every opportunity in the institution. That is the way of a visionary father to his subjects.

Telu is exposed to many advantages to converting his people’s assets to wealth but he will never do. He maintains the path of honour and serves Iwo and her people honourably. He frequently assures and abreast them of the prospect of Iwo lands in the very near future.

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He once confided in me of mineral resources expensive than gold to be discovered in Iwo. He is designed a means of monitoring unauthorized sales of large land. Also, he tipped landowners to embrace leasing for their generational gain.

Oluwo has publicly organized a session to Enlighten his subjects on the prospects of their land and aggressively Canvassed for leasing. He reeled out the advantages inherent in leasing land as against outright sale to speculators. One of his time-consuming duties in settling land disputes.

He cares for his people to ensure the security of their future livelihood. When applying civility in leadership, you gain more strength in following. The strength of leadership is in the following. A land is an asset he cherishes and protects for the interest, benefit and future of his subjects.

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