Ikeja Oba-elect Demands Installation from Ambode


Akinwunmi Ambode

Kayode Fasua

The Oba-elect of Ikeja, Alhaji Samsondeen Adeleye, at the weekend, expressed worry that four years after his selection by the community’s kingmakers, the state government is yet to install him.

Addressing journalists in his Ipodo, Ikeja home, Adeleye said, “Based on overwhelming evidence before the state government that all the five members of the Body of Kingmakers in the community sent my name to the Ikeja Local Government as Oba-elect in December 2014, I wonder why, four years on, nothing has been done about it.”

The kingmakers were at the period headed by a former deputy governor of Lagos State, the late Alhaji Rafiu Jafojo.

Lamenting the scenario, Adeleye said, “I personally appeal to the state governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, to take the bull by the horn and act out his conscience on this matter, by…

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