Ibadan-born Popular Fuji musician, Alhaji Abass Akande Obesere, has been conferred with a chieftancy title by the Olowu of Kuta, Oba Hammeed Oyelude, in Osun state.
Akande, popularly known as Obesere was conferred as Agbaakin Of Yorubaland on Wednesday.
Also, Obesere’s wife was not left behind, as she was honoured with the Yeyeluwa Agbaakin of Yorubaland.
In his remarks, Oba Oyelude said Akande was found worthy in character and behaviour to been conferred with the title.
Oyelude, who was a former Personal Assistant to a former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, said himself and Obesere, had maintained cordial relationship for years.
The monarch, however, urged Obesere to use his chieftancy title for unity and advancement of Yorubaland.
The climax of the event was the presentation of instruments of office to Obesere, the new Agbaakin, and his wife, Yeyeluwa Agbaakin.
Reacting to the honourable event, Obesere thanked the monarch for the honour given him with the conferment, with a promise that he will use the position wisely.
“Myself and wife gladly accept this title and we will use it wisely”, Obesere said.
In the spirit of the moment, he said he would soon release an album to celebrate his new title, saying the album will be named ‘ classical honour’.