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The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has described the third term story credited to him on the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, as the misrepresentation of a parable.
As the controversy over the elevation of 21 traditional chiefs to the rank of first class obas in Ibadanland rages on, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has accused the state government of deliberately using the Ibadan chieftaincy crisis to cause division among Ibadan people.
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, has said that he has not committed any crime to warrant deposition threat repeatedly bandied against him by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State.
The CCII had said that a truce meeting was underway after a panel was constituted to meet with Ajimobi, the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Rashidi Ladoja, and the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji.
The Oyo State government has announced the removal of Seriki line from Olubadan ascendancy order.
Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, may next month have a 32 beaded crown-wearing Obas, while the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will maintain his status as the paramount ruler of the ancient city if the recommendation of a Commission on the issue is implemented.
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