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The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji and the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi, have advocated effective community policing to check crime.
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has said that the ‘unprecedented’ achievements of the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, qualify him for another term in office were it not for constitutional impediment that restricts governors to two terms in office.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has explained that the review of the Ibadan Chieftaincy Law was not aimed at disrespecting the office Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, noting that the alleged discord between him and the traditional ruler was the antics of mischief makers.
The minister of communications, Adebayo Shittu, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over what he described as the “unbecoming behaviour” of Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo state governor.
An Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, has fixed February 12 for hearing of a suit filed by Adebayo Oyediji, challenging the installation of Saliu Adetunji as the Olubadan of Ibadan land.
The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes on Friday said the crisis that erupted after the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, installed new 21 kings in Ibadan would soon be settled out of court.
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.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has commiserated with the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on the death of his senior wife, Olori Kudirat Adetunji.
The Ibadan Council of Obas has issued a 21-day deposition notice to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, accusing him of acts unbecoming of his office as the paramount ruler of the ancient town.
The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Thursday stated that he did not need the endorsement of the high chiefs before conferring honorary traditional titles on recipients.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.
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.
Justice Olujumoke Aiki, the presiding judge in the suit instituted by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, against Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and 21 new Obas in the state has adjourned till November 6 hearing of the preliminary objections raised by Kunle Sobaloju, the counsel to the 12th-24th defendants.
The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday reported the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says his administration has no plan to depose the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, over the on-going controversy on installation of new kings.
The Authentic Mogajis (family heads) in Ibadanland on Friday evening decried what it called “unguarded verbal assaults” on the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, by the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi.
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