Ibadan Chieftaincy Declaration: Review not meant to witch-hunt Olubadan— Ajimobi


IBADAN—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.

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi

The governor made the disclosure at the 60th anniversary of his Alma matter, Lagelu Grammar School, Ibadan, where the Olubadan was also in attendance.

He, however, declared that the monarch would always remain his father.

Ajimobi argued that mischievous people have misconstrued his intention in the process of reviewing the Ibadan Chieftaincy Law of 1957, as a witch-hunt on the person of the Olubadan, while dismissing the insinuation as being mischievous and unfounded.

He said: “Many mischievous people have misconstrued my intention in the process…

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