The Ondo State Executive Council has approved the appointment of two traditional rulers in the state.

They are the Alayede of Ayede Ogbese in Akure North Local Government Area, Prince Isaac Ayodele Oluyede and the Odogun of Igbekebo in Eseodo Local Government Area, Prince Bamidele Dabo.

Briefing Government House Reporters at the end of the State Executive Council Meeting, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Yemi Olowolabi said their appointments were ratified at the State Executive Council Meeting presided over by the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN.

He said the two major decisions were part of several other important decisions taken at the meeting.

According to him, the State Executive Council decision was in consonance with the memo presented to it by the State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs after the kingmakers of each community had forwarded the names of the Princes to their respective Local Government Councils.

The Commissioner said it was the authorities of the Local Governments which transmitted the recommendations to the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs for the approval of the State Executive Council.

He reported that the appointments had earlier gotten the approval of the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.