EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS: The Oba is the Chief Executive. The Oba administered his town with the support of his Chiefs while the Chiefs carried out Oba’s court order and decisions. The hierarchies of the governmental organ in the Yoruba kingdom are as follows:
Oba — Oyemesi (Council of Chiefs) — Ogboni Fraternity
(Spirituals) — Aare-ona ka kanfo (war-generals) — Palace officials — Village and Ward heads — the age grades.