A 19-year-old traditional ruler, the Arujale Ojima of Okeluse, Ose council area of Ondo State, Oba Oloyede Adeyeoba Akinghare ll, has graduated from secondary school.
Oba Akinghare, who is said to be the youngest ruling Yoruba monarch, graduated this month.
Recall that he was crowned king in 2019 at the age of 16, after the death of his father.
The monarch shared photos from his graduation ceremony on his Instagram page and thanked his family, school, and everyone for their support.
He wrote;“Congratulations to me as the journey of six years in secondary school finally ended today thankful to God Almighty, my parents, my sisters, my chiefs, my friends, well-wishers and the entire citizens of Okeluse Kingdom for all the support every one of you has rendered throughout the 6years of being in a boarding school.
”My journey into adulthood begins now with the numerous tasks ahead of me and I implore every single lover out there to support me as I can’t do this alone
“I will continue to strive for the development of my kingdom, my people and elevating the stool of my forefathers into greatness. HRM Oba Oloyede Adeyeoba Akinghare 11, Arujale, Ojoma of Okelude, Kingdom”.
Recall that his appointment was ratified by the governor Rotimi Akeredolu led state executive council following an election conducted by king-makers in the community.
Meanwhile, reports had it that the young king is the only son of the late monarch and that if his installation should be delayed till he is of age, manipulation could set in.