By Ayodele Oni, Akure
Prince Ajibade Ogunoye has emerged as the new Olowo of Owo in a keenly contested election who succeeds Oba Folagbade Olagbegi in Ondo state.
Prince Ajibade beat other contestants to emerge as the successor to Oba Folagbade Olagbegi who joined his ancestors early this year.
He polled 15 out of 16 votes cast by the kingmakers popularly called Omoolowos. Owo is the country home of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Traditional rites preceding ascension to the throne are expected to commence immediately