Leader of all Yoruba Obas comment: S’West monarchs blast Olugbo


By Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon, Gbenga Olarinoye & Rotimi Ojomoyela 

THE last is yet to be heard of the Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom, Oba Frederick Obateru Akinruntan.

The controversial monarch recently stirred the hornet’s nest when he boasted that he remains the leader of all Yoruba obas.

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Oba Akinruntan, who is not in the good books of some traditional rulers in the South West, said he was superior to the monarchs.

He made the assertion while installing the Yoruba Obas in Diaspora, a development which.

At the installation held at his palace in Ugboland, Akinruntan said: “I am ready to crown more kings from the Diaspora as long as I remain the number one king in Yorubaland. I am the custodian of the Yoruba culture. “I am going to give more Obas in the Diaspora crowns. Many of them will get crowns and staff of office from me and nobody can query me. They know that I’m a special Oba in Yorubaland. My…

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