The Olowu of Kuta, in Ayedire Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Adekunle Makama Oyelude, over the weekend, said micro-credit and empowerment programmes implemented in conjunction with his wife, have started yielding positive results in his community.
Oba Oyelude, who celebrated his 10th years anniversary on the throne contended that the critical need to checkmate poverty and ensure self-reliance among his subjects prompted the introduction of the socio-economic programmes.
In a statement issued by his media office, which was forwarded to Tribune Online, the monarch appreciated God and the people for their support, saying the reward of hard work is more work.
While reflecting on a decade on the throne of his ancestors, Oba Oyelude recalled that he had enjoyed tremendous goodwill from the people.
The statement read: “We are grateful to God for these modest achievements through micro-credit scheme and other empowerment programmes spearheaded by my beautiful queen,…