Chiefs elevated by Ajimobi may not become Olubadan — Oba Adetunji – Punch Newspapers



Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Wednesday described the Ibadan high chiefs elevated to the position of kings by the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, as a disgrace to royalty.

He said their continued disobedience to him (the Olubadan) might cost them the opportunity to become the Olubadan one day.

In a statement signed by the monarch’s Personal Assistant/Director of Media and Public Affairs, Adeola Oloko, in a response to the kings’ declaration that they were responsible for the stoppage of the Olubadan’s salary because of his (monarch’s) failure to recognise their new obaship status.

Oba Adetunji said it would be illegal for anyone to recognise them as kings after the ruling of Justice Abimbola Aiki of the Oyo State High Court, which declared their elevation as illegal, null and void.

The statement said, “On page 13 of the…


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