Before the Chieftaincy Declaration made under Section 4(3) of the Chiefs Law of 1957 of the former Western Region, Baale ruled over the people
The Chieftaincy Declaration of 1957 upgrade the position of Baale to that of a Minor Chieftaincy described as Olori-Ilu. The selection to the minor
In 1996 the Ijebu Traditional Council with the approval of the State Government, granted coronet to Atikori town with the title of Kegbo
Alayeluwa Oba Ibitoye Solaja, JP, Associate Member of Certified Secretaries and Reporters ascended the Kegbo of Atikori throne in December 2001. While in employment, Oba Ibitoye attended various local and foreign leadership and managerial training and seminars.
Oba Ibitoye has previously worked in public service for about ten years as Secretary grade II at the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos before he left the service in March 1978. He later joined the then Mobil Producing Nigeria (now ExxonMobil) an oil producing company in September 1978. He retired in April 1999 as Corporate Assistant Secretary after about twenty years of meritorious service.
The relationship between Oba and the people is the key to the development of the community.