The Palace of the Oluwo of Iwo has reacted to a letter said to have been written to Osun State governor by the Oluwo Of Iwoland soliciting N20 million for his proposed wedding to a Princess from Ado Bayero Dynasty in Kano State
The letter titled “Notification of wedding and request for financial support” was addressed to the Osun State Governor and dated February 8th, 2022.
It reads: “I have the instructions of His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, to notify you of the Oluwo’s decision to marry a princess from Kano Emirate, to be precise Ado Bayero dynasty.
“I wish to remind Your Excellency that this kind of royal wedding within two notable traditional institutions in Nigeria, will require huge expenses, which necessitates support of state government financially even logistically.
“Moreover, the estimated amount for the event is above (N20,000,000:00) twenty million Naira.
“His Excellency, Oba Akanbi relies on you for…
Source: Linda Ikeji