Another historical landmark has been made by Hon (Dr) Oladipupo Adebutu as he becomes the first Lisa Aje of Egbaland. No individual on record has ever occupied the office in the history of Egba.
The chieftaincy honour was conferred on him on December 12, 2020, by the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Aremu Adedotun Gbadebo, Okukenu IV, CFR.
His delectable wife, Yeye Adenike Adebutu, was installed as the Erelu Lisa Aje of Egbaland.
The conferment was part of the programme marking the 15th coronation anniversary of Oba Aremu Gbadebo.
The conferment of the title on Hon Adebutu is in recognition of his immense contributions to the human capital and business development of Ogun State.
On the roll call included the Ooni of Ife and Arole Oodua, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Olowu of Owu, HRM Oba Adegboyega Dosunmu, Dagburewe of Idowa, HRM Oba Yinusa Adekoya who represented Awujale of Ijebuland, HRM Oba Sikiru Adetona, Alaperu of Iperu, HRM Oba Idowu Basibo, Ebumawe of Ago Iwoye, HRM Oba Abdul Rasaq Adenugba, Gbegande of Ososa, HRM Oba Toye Alatise, Aminisan of Oko, HRM Oba Mufutau Sanni.
Others were Agura of Gbagura, HRM Oba Saburee Bakre, Alaye of Ode Remo, HRM Oba Adetunji Osho, Elepe of Epe, HRM Oba Osiberu.
Chief Bisi Edonsiere (Cash Madam), Hon Sikirulai Ogundele, Mr Eddy Olafeso, Revd Bunmi Jenyo prominent Egba Chiefs, political leaders, Yeye Kofoworola Kesington Adebutu, Barr Bola Kalejaiye, Hon Daisi Akintan among others
While addressing delivering his speech, the Alake explained that the Lisa Aje title is a high ranked title in Egbaland noting that as Lisa he is the General Commander of Commercial activities and its Development in Egbaland.
Earlier in the day and following tradition, Hon Adebutu was installed the Mayegun of Ijeun Egba while his wife became the Yeye Mayegun of Ijeun Egba.