We have a noble cause at hand and we need to maximize the opportunity. However, we have not really benefitted from our hard work and they are yet to garner commensurate support for their … In addition, the region has representatives in both the State House of Assembly, House of Representatives and the Senate but they are not usually aggressive in the pursuance of motions and bills that would alleviate the plight of our homeland. Has Oke-Ogun really benefitted from the dividends of democracy as it ought to be in the last nineteen years when the country returned to democratic rule? About The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki (TOPS) The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki currently has 7000+ Students, 10,000+ Alumni and 400+ Lecturers. This is what has made some indigenes to begin the process of what they call ‘auditing’ of potential candidates. There are other sub-groups such as the Ketus, Ohoris, Anagos, Eguns, Ilajes, Ikales. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site. 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Ijebu Igbo is divided into 5 clans: Oke-Sopen, Oke-Agbo, Ojowo, Atikori, and Japara. Poverty is very much alive there and the educational institutions there are dilapidated. Marble, dolomite and others are in Igbetti, Olorunsogo Local Government and in Oriire. READ our Privacy-policy and cookie policy. There is the Ado Awaye suspended lake, Igbo Oba in Kisi, Ebedi Hill in Iseyin, Asabari Hill in Saki, Akomare Hill in Igangan and many other natural tourist attractions waiting to be developed. 20 likes. Let's go back memory lane and see the history of the Toyota Corolla here!!! The Academic Board of The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki (TOPS) today 24th September, 2020 at her meeting chaired by the Acting Rector, ESV K.O Ogunmola, approved Monday 28th September, 2020 as the resumption date for the students for the continuity of the First Semester 2019/2020 Academic Session. The lumo-Ogun left them at Ibokun and did not return. The people are brilliant but are deemed fit for second fiddle alone. They live in abject poverty and are regarded as second-class citizens in their state. According to history, they settled for a long time at Ilemure, the need arose for the founding of new settlements and hence they were both rulers by birth. There is no exploitation of their God-given resources on commercial scale to yield abundant wealth and there is no respect for their human skills or talents. Oke Ogun hotels: low rates, no booking fees, no cancellation fees. See the table below for details of the phased […] Read more. However, we have not really benefitted from our hard work and they are yet to garner commensurate support for their contribution to the state. Who will save Oke Ogun? At Oke - Ata - Odo - Ogun and Odo -Awa flew together into a confluence they mistakenly taught that, that was the large river being described as their destination, so they started to dance. A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc. Technical Feedback: whatsapp 08023469027 Tourmaline is in Komu, Itesiwaju, Tantalite in Sepeteri, Quartz in Itesiwaju, Columbite, talc and several other minerals in all parts of the region. In almost all sectors of agriculture, the region is beyond compare. Not to talk of a former candidate and an indigene of Ibadan, Seyi Makinde. AWORI IN OGUN.....From there Olofin and his co - adventurers followed the river's course downwards to Oke - Ata near lsaga. The current bishop is Cornelius Adagbada. Notes Her passion for journalism is amazing. Oke Odan Yewa South Ogun State, Oke Odan. In this, Sunday Vanguard learnt, many groups are evaluating the likely candidates on the basis of their disposition to Oke Ogun before now and their actual interest in the welfare of the people. Birthday Wishes. I was privileged to be amidst some people recently and in my typical way of introducing myself, I mentioned my name and added that I hail from Okeho, an integral part of Oke-Ogun. They are also known to be the first Yoruba speaking people to have created money and coins. The divisions is along ethnic and cultural line. There is a need for a crop of selfless leaders who are not interested in their pockets alone but are bold enough to represent the generality of Oke-Ogun people and change the perception of people about the region. In an age of online visibility, we have made it easier for Anglican Clergy and their Churches to be visible online, allowing people all over the world to … Offspring of the fallen. Would Oke Ogun people work together and not dissipate their energies in all available political platforms? There are two inlets to Oke Ogun, Oyo-Iseyin Road and the Abeokuta- Iseyin Road through Maya/AdoAwaye. It seems that we’ve been positioned as the second class citizen of Oyo state. It is a fully autonomous Government-Owned Tertiary institution in Oke-Ogun Region with Disciplined Students, … As the jostling towards the next general elections has begun, opinion leaders and even traditional rulers in the region are known to have started underground work to get the political class to speak with one voice. The Oke-Ogun region of Oyo State is one of the materially richest part of Nigeria, one that has a lot to contribute to the development of Oyo State and Nigeria but which, for many reasons has remained the most undeveloped and the most marginalized in the country. Powered By: Business Post Integrated | Copyright 2020, CBN Revokes Licence of Seven Payment Service Providers, SON, Kano Govt. Indeed, the economic development of Oyo State can be taken for granted on account of the mineral deposits in Oke Ogun. We have being rubbed in time past, it is a time to make changes, and we must be strong and very strong! The union announced t... By Peter Egwuatu The stock market Monday recorded a new high after five months of low activity as the benchmark index, N... Li Changming just purchased a new Huawei smartphone and the 70-year-old retiree is still a bit puzzled by a high-tech de... By Owei Lakemfa AN old friend and fellow journalist, Ya’u Shehu Darazo, called me in 2006 asking if I could arrange a me... Ogbeh, former Minister of Communications under President Shagari and of Agriculture under Buhari from 2015 to 2019, was... By Dele Sobowale Thomas Paine, 1737-1809, said it first. A deputy governor in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from the state who is son of the famous Adegoke ‘Penkelemeesi’Adelabu is also being named as being in the race. The Council was officially launched in 1980. Soji Akanbi, who represents Oyo South in the Senate and his predecessor on that seat, Senator Femi Lanlehin, are known to be running. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour. Successive governments in Oyo State have treated Oke Ogun as the backwater of the state to which leaders only go for votes at election time alone. Oke-Ogun is great, Oke-Ogun is blessed, Oke-Ogun people are not daft, Oke-Ogun people are not cowards, we are also an important fragment of the globe that needs attention as other people. Oke-Ogun not only has the land and mineral resources, it has a hardworking, honest people to whom integrity and humility are second nature. For ages, Oke-Ogun people are known to be self-reliant who had worked for the betterment of their region without any interference of the government, this group of assiduous people had contributed to the growth and development of Oyo state and Nigeria, at large. As a region, we have a preconceived notion of producing the next governor of Oyo State. On tourism, that same region is blessed with almost too much. These include the Egbas, Ijebus, Remos, Aworis and Yewas. When there is electricity, people would be empowered, and the supposed joblessness in the region would be out of the issues that needs critical attention in Oke-Ogun and the nation at large. If we desire to win by two third of the total vote cast in the state, by pushing a unity front, we already have a third. These, He left one of His sons Aderenle Oyelekan. Department of Planning, Research & Statistics Department of Monitoring & Compliance Department of Physical … By Chido Nwakanma Our federal government. We are suffering than expected in this part of the nation, the young ones from this region can boldly say that we are suffering neo-colonization in Nigeria and we need independence through the efforts of the political class. Maplandia.com in partnership with Booking.com offers highly competitive rates for all types of hotels in Oke Ogun, from affordable family hotels to the most luxurious ones. He called Ajuwon the ‘President of the United Republic of Oke Ogun and Commander-in-Chief of its Defence Forces!’. The Onko, otherwise known as Oke Ogun people are a Yoruba people group inhabiting the areas drained by the upper Ogun river in Northwestern Oyo state in Nigeria. The best that has happened is that they have produced the deputy governor as Ibadan and Ogbomosho have consistently taken advantage of the division in Oke-Ogun. Ogun state is dominated by tribes who belong to the Yoruba ethnic group. The Ikere Gorge Dam, which has the capacity to boost the agro-industrial development of the whole of Nigeria as well as supply power to the people has been abandoned for years. For ages, Oke-Ogun people are known to be self-reliant who had worked for the betterment of their region without any interference of the government, this group of assiduous people had contributed to the growth and development of Oyo state and Nigeria, at large. They were historically a part of the once expansive Oyo empire , but are distinct from the Oyo proper. They sent their Lumo-ogun (olori ogun) a great hunter and leader of their warriors to get more lands within their surroundings. POLITICAL HEAD Tpl Olatunji O. Odunlami (08023151208) ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD Tpl (Mrs) Yetunde Dina ( 08055722823 ) Departments. Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, repeated it. Booking.com, being established in 1996, is longtime Europe’s leader in online hotel reservations. These roads have become death traps and it has disconnected the region from economic prosperity. This is a region that is practically cut off from civilisation   or even from the rest of the country. There is Chief Micheal Adeniyi Koleoso, the Babalaje of Saki and former Secretary to the State Government under the late Lam Adesina. Oke Ogun will not have a referendum voice for exclusion in Oduduwa. In solid minerals, Oke Ogun has no equal in Nigeria. Can Oke Ogun speak with one voice? If the past and current generations have failed us in this region and made us an epitome of mockery in this nation, we, the upcoming generation, must not fail the generation yet unborn, we must strive and work towards the betterment of this region, we must claim our birth right again and showcase the glory of this region to the whole world. Are we without unity in Oke-Ogun? Oke Ogun is culturally and ethnically Yoruba so you are in, whether you like it or not. 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