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OBAYORI KUYE At 2 : The journey So Far...

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Today, It is exactly 2 years our revered Egbe was christened by His Royal Majesty, The Awujale and Paramount Ruler Of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, CFR, under the Leadership of Giwa Alhaji Suraju Adebayo Lasisi fondly calls Azury.

The Age Group, Obayori Okunrin Akile Ijebu "Kuye", prior to her royal and traditional recognition on 19th August, 2018, the Egbe was known and referred to as, "IJEBU REGBEREGBE (Okunrin) 1977--1979", under the coordination of Mr. Ayodeji Kolade Kuku. The age group are the Ijebu Sons born In the year 1977, 1978 & 1979. 

On Sunday, 30th July 2017, in an epoch making event, the Egbe elected its executive committee members known as, Giwa-In-Council.

The historical event was part of the prerequisite for the official and traditional recognition by His Royal Majesty, The Awujale and Paramount Ruler Of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, CFR.
The emergence of Giwa Alhaji Suraju Lasisi and other executive committee members marked the beginning of a new dawn in the egbe. 

The emergence of the Giwa, Otun-Giwa, Eta-Giwa and other executive members of the Egbe was subjected to a democratic process under the supervision of an electoral committee known and referred to as "THE AFOBAJES". 

The election was conducted on 9th April, 2018, with Alhaji Suraju Adebayo Lasisi emerged as the Life Giwa Egbe (Asoju Awujale in Egbe Obayori Okunrin Akile Ijebu "Kuye") and Otun-Giwa, Eta-Giwa and other executive members was elected for a 4 years term in office renewable.
THE AFOBAJES" are has follows:

(1) Mr. Opeyemi Idris - Chairman 
(2) Hon. Muyiwa Aserinkan- Secretary 
(3) Mr Adekunle Adetola - Member
(4) Mr Saheed Mustapha -Member
(5) Comrade Akeem Akilo - Member 
(6) Mr Ganiyu Adesegun - Member 
(7) Mr Oluseun Osibajo -Member.

The history of Egbe Obayori Okunrin Akile Ijebu "Kuye" age grade will not be completed without mentioning the names of her pioneer executive committee members. They are has follows :

(1) Ayodeji Kolade Kuku - Coordinator 
(2) Muyiwa Aserinkan - Secretary 
(3) Prince Olusheye Adebowale - Treasurer 
(4) Gbenga Sowemimo - Chiefwhip
(5) Olabanji Oduwole - Assistant Secretary 

(1) Giwa Egbe: Alhaji Suraju Lasisi 

(2) Otun-Giwa Egbe: Ayodeji Kolade Kuku 
(3) Eta-Giwa Egbe: Odunlami Salami
(4) Secretary: Muyiwa Aserinkan
(5) Treasurer: Obalofin Babajide Odusanya
(6) Publicity Secretary: Comrade Akeem Temitope Akilo 
(7) Financial Secretary: Sesan Otukoya
(8) Chiefwhip - Taiyese Gbenga Sowemimo

So far, Giwa Alhaji Suraju Adebayo Lasisi has appointed some distinguished personalities and intellect who have contributed, and are still contributing immensely towards the development of the Egbe as chiefs. They are has follows;

(1) Balogun Egbe: Balogun Saheed Kafaru
(2) Otun-Balogun Egbe: Otun-Balogun Kazeem Alakija
(3) Bashorun Egbe: Bashorun Oludaisi Yusuf-Legacy
(4) Babalaje Egbe: Babalaje Gbadebo Alatishe 
(5) Ogbeni-Oja Egbe: Ogbeni-Oja Gbolahan Bakare 
(6) Obalofin Egbe: Obalofin Babajide Odusanya 
(7) Asiwaju Egbe: Asiwaju Abiodun Fashina
(8) Akogun Wale Anomo
(9) Kakanfo Egbe: Kakanfo Segun Ayeni
(10) Seriki Egbe: Seriki Sola Kuku 
(11) Aare Egbe: Aare Adewale Francis Adeoye
(12) Olor'ogun Egbe: Olor'ogun Musbau Olawale Kuku. (Misty) 
(13) Agbaakin Egbe: Agbaakin Prince Yakubu Owoyele 

(14) Jagunmolu Olufunmilayo Akinbamiro
(15) Taiyese Egbe: Taiyese Gbenga Sowemimo 
(16) Aremo Egbe: Aremo Monsuru Korede Shittu
(17) Bagiwadara: Bagiwadara Abiodun Onabanjo 
(18) Bobagunwa Egbe: Bobagunwa Adebola Adebanjo 
(19) Akinrogun Egbe: Akinrogun Sesan Ogunkoya 

(20) Akogun Egbe: Akogun Wale Raji Anomo 
(21) Olu-Omo Egbe: Olu-Omo Tijani Quadr
(22) Asoju-Giwa In America: Asoju-Giwa Kabiru Olatunde Salami
(23)) Olu-Ilu Egbe: Olu-Ilu Olumide Kuku


Barrister Ademorin Aliu Kuye of Ijebu Ode, the son of Late Ishola Ganiyu Kuye of Gbelegbuwa Compound, Gboguja Ijebu Ode, and Late Princess Adetutu Idowu Kuye of Buraimoh Dada Family Of Olode Street, Ijebu Ode and the daughter of the HRH Oba James Doherty Idowu, past Moloda Of Odogbolu.

Barrister Ademorin Aliu Kuye was born in the early Sixties at Lagos Island in Lagos state where he attended Christ Church  Cathedral School, Lagos. He had his Secondary School at Lagos. 

Thereafter, he proceeded to Ibadan Grammar School, Ibadan, where he had his A'Levels. He proceeded to University Of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University in the eighties for his first degree in Law. He was called to the Bar some 30 years ago and holds a masters degree in Law. 

Barrister Ademorin Aliu Kuye is an astute politician of high repute, a patriotic Nigerian and a gentleman par excellence, a team player and above all, a God fearing Nigerian. He was a former Council Chairman, Somolu Local Government, Lagos State, incidentally a council largely populated by Ijebus. He is also a  former Commissioner For Local Governments and Chieftaincy Affairs in Lagos state, and he is also Special Adviser to Hon. Minister of Labour and Productivity Sen. Chris Ngige, on Arbitration. 

Hon. Ademorin Kuye is presently representing the good people of Somolu Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Abuja.

Hon. Ademorin Aliu Kuye is a Legal Practitioner, Property Developer and a Hotelier. He is married to Princess Olayemi Kassim Bashua, the daughter of the Oba of Somolu, HRM Oba Habib Kassim Bashua. He is blessed with four children. All doing well by God’s grace.



Chief Mrs Morounkeji Adunni Atoyegbe (nÊe Sogbein) a native of Abeokuta Ogun State, Nigeria. She was born into the family of Senator Samuel Olusanmi Sogbein and Princess Winifred Dademu Sogbein. She is the 3rd child of four from her parents.

She attended Baptist Primary School Oke-Saje, Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria after which she proceeded to Saint Louis High School for her secondary school education, and from there proceeded to Ogun State College of Education (OSCE), now Tai-Solarin University Of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State where she studied Political Science/CRS.

Chief Mrs Morounkeji Adunni Atoyegbe (nÊe Sogbein) is a well respected among her peers, generous, humble and diligent. She is a lovable personality of impeccable character.  And, with the grace of God, she is happily married to Mr Kunle Atoyegbe of Ijebu Ode and the family is blessed with three lovely children. 

Chief Mrs Morounkeji Adunni Atoyegbe (nÊe Sogbein) is a fabric merchant and the proud CEO of "Glory Store Fabrics" located in Lagos state. She is widely travelled woman  who has visited different places within and outside the country. 

Commandant Alhaji Dhulkifli Rasaki Olusesan. 

Commandant Budget, 
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence corps (NSCDC).

Alhaja Suliat Kasumu-Malo.

Hon. Adetunji Atunrashe

Our logo is our symbol. The colour scheme, and all patterns of the logo symbolizes what we stand for As far as our egbe goes, much of what we do will seem unchanged. We will continue to observe and evolve our Code of Conduct. We will continue to grow our memberships globally through innovation and creativity.

★COLOUR BLUE:  Colour Blue is associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes : trust, loyalty, wisdom &  confidence. The blue was the strongest and most recognisable colour from our previous colour palette.

★ADE-OBA [Beaded Crown]: The Beaded Crown as the symbol of the royalty of the Awujale and the Paramount Ruler of Ijebu land,

★OPA ASE[Sceptre]: Symbolized royal or imperial power or authority; sovereignty of the Awujale and the paramount ruler of Ijebu land,

★IRUNKERE[Horse Tail Fly Whisk]: Its stand as symbols of blessings; and,

★our MOTTO is our SLOGAN, "Aseyori Ni Ti Wa o" meaning; "Success Is Ours".

We wanted a logo that will  concisely convey everything that our Egbe stands for. It had to be fundamentally apparent that we are a traditional group, that we are reliable, informed and above all else we are culturally oriented.

(1) Giwa Alhaji Suraju Lasisi 
(2) Otun-Giwa Ayodeji Kolade Kuku 
(3) Eta-Giwa Odunlami Salami
(4) Yori Muyiwa Aserinkan -- Secretary 
(5) Yori Adekunle Adetola -- Treasurer
(6) Yori Comrade Akeem Temitope Akilo -- Publicity Secretary: 
(7) Yori Sesan Otukoya -- Financial Secretary
(8) Balogun Saheed Kafaru
(9) Asiwaju Abiodun Fashina
(10) Bashorun Oludaisi Yusuf-Legacy
(11) Babalaje Gbadebo Alatishe 
(12) Akogun Wale Anomo
(12) Ogbeni-Oja Gbolahan Bakare 
(13) Taiyese Gbenga Sowemimo
(14) Obalofin Babajide Odusanya 
(15) Kakanfo Segun Ayeni
(16) Seriki Sola Kuku 
(17) Olor'ogun Musbau Olawale Kuku. (Misty) 
(18) Agba'akin Prince Yakubu Owoyele 
(19) Olu-Omo Tijani Quadr
(20) Aremo Monsuru Korede Shittu
(21) Bagiwadara Abiodun Onabanjo 
(22) Bobagunwa Adebola Adebanjo 
(23) Akinrogun Sesan Ogunkoya 
(24) Yori Adebisi Olatunji
(25) Yori Ademola Adesanya
(26) Yori Abdul Adebowale
(27) Yori Adeniyi Onasanya
(28) Yori Abiodun Adams
(29) Yori Abimbola Alaba
(30) Yori Hamed Arowoiyabuna
(31) Yori Gbenga Jimoh
(33) Yori Olabanji Oduwole
(34) Yori Alaba Salau
(35) Yori Ganiu Adesegun
(36) Taiyese Gbenga Sowemimo
(37) Yori Akeem Yusuf
(38) Yori Abolore Olaniwun
(39) Yori Ganiyu Biola Jagunna
(40) Aare Adewale Francis Adeoye
(41) Yori Ayodeji Oyewoga
(42) Yori Hakeem Talabi
(43) Yori Engr. Lanre Alli-Oke
(44) Yori Opeyemi Idris
(45) Yori Kazeem Kuku
(46) Yori Kehinde Mayungbe
(47) Yori Leke Olaleye Kosegbe
(48) Yori Lekan Shonibare
(49) Yori Alhaji Adebisi Salami
(50) Yori Kazeem Olakitan
(51) Yori Olalekan Jimoh
(52) Yori Kazeem Fetuga
(53) Yori Rahman Odewale
(54) Yori Alhaji Surajudeen Olufowobi
(55) Yori Adebisi Olatunji Akeem 
(56) Olu-Ilu Olumide Kuku
(57) Jagunmolu Olufunmilayo Akinbamiro
(58) Yori Mukaila Kazeem
(59) Yori Olalekan Afofu
(60) Yori Kayode Idowu
(61) Yori Adewale Odusanya
(62) Yori Tajudeen Adesanya
(63) Yori Remi Ogunberu
(64) Yori Rasaq Odutolu
(66) Yori Tayo Ajenifuja
(67) Yori Sesan Aleilo
(68) Yori Saheed Mustapha
(69) Yori Seun Osibajo
(70) Yori Tayo Awoye
(71) Yori Yusuf Borokinni
(72) Yori Prince Oluwasesan Ajibola
(73) Yori Wasiu Olusanya
(74) Yori Yakubu Moibi
(75) Yori Wasiu Odebunmi. 
(76) Yori Fatai Bakare 
(77) Yori Abimbola Quadri 
(78) Yori Oluwaseun Shobowale
(79) Yori AbdulHakeem Mushafau 
(80) Yori Olumide Kolade
(81) Yori Oladipupo Quadri 
(82) Yori Wasiu Oduyemi

As we celebrate our 2nd Anniversary, the members of the Egbe Obayori Okunrin Akile Ijebu (Kuye) wish to acknowledge the success recorded in the so far.

(1) "2019 Ojude Oba Community Social Responsibility" (CSR): The Erection of Traffic Signs, zebra crossing at Etitale School, Ijebu Ode, Porogun School and the Baptist School in Ereko, Ijebu Ode with gigantic sign posts with our Egbe's name conspicuously inscribed on them. 

 (2) Life Insurance of All Members of Egbe

(3) Registration of Obayori Okunrin Akile Ijebu (Kuye) Foundation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as Non Governmental Organization (NGO), established for the purpose of assisting the needy as a means of given back to the society that produced us.

(4) Inauguration of Economic Summit Project Planning Committee. The proposed Economy summit will be centered on economic developmental plan for Ijebu land, with the "THEME: IJEBU ENTREPRENEURSHIP, BY EGBE OBAYORI OKUNRIN AKILE IJEBU "KUYE". 

Happy anniversary to us all...Aseyori ni tiwa o.

Prepared By:
Comrade Akeem Temitope Akilo 
Publicity Secretary, 

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