Queen Temitope Fakorede, 100 level student, Department of English Language, Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), recently emerge the winner of 2018 edition of the Miss FECODEIN beauty pageant pay Royalty Courtesy visit to The OWL Campus Media office in Tasued Campus for a media support for her office.

The Ogun State born beauty queen emerge the new Iganmode Queen of Songo otta Land at this year Awori Cultural Carnival after a battle against 15 other contestants.

Temitope, the new beauty Queen during the visit disclosed her plan on what she intended doing during her reign as the Sango Otta beauty queen in the next 12 months.

She confess how tough the journey was, contesting for one crown with 15 persons. I am thrilled that I emerged the winner.

“She thank God for his grace and the organiser for giving me the opportunity to participate in this contest as it stand as the event gave queen Temitope her first crown.

“I will use my office to preach peace and tolerance among Nigerians and will also be involved in leadership mentoring for girl Child, as future leaders.

“I will work as an ambassador of peace and positive change agent in the life of young people,” she said.

Temitope noted that combining the responsibilities of her new office with the demands of studies as a fresh student in the university would be tasking.

The cultural event was rested about a decade ago as the Olota in Council and other stakeholders of Aworiland deemed it fit to rejuvenate a practice that had in the past, helped to strengthen the bond of unity and peace among them as well as a vehicle for mobilising the indigenes for communal developments.

Thos year edition was graced by Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who is one of the special guests of Honour.


The Olota of Otta, Oba (Professor) AbdulKabir Adeyemi Obalanlege, said the Iganmode Day celebration was used to mark the cultural heritage of the Awori people; ‘bring back the spirit of their ancestors’ and foster greater unity in Aworiland.

Obalanlege added that it is also going to be an annual celebration henceforth.

“The Ignamode day celebration ought to be a yearly event and it is going to be a yearly event from now on,” Oba Obalanlege said.

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