Obasanjo under fire for issuing order to Obas


•Action desecrates traditional institution – Oluwo •’Don’t come to Oke-Ogun again’

By Shina Abubakar & Adeola Badru

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is under attack over his alleged order to some Yoruba traditional rulers to stand up to greet him.

Obasanjo was seen in a trending video ordering some people believed to be traditional rulers in Oyo State to stand up and greet him.

The incident was said to have happened at the commissioning of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH’s College of Agricultural Science and Renewable Natural Resources, Iseyin, on Friday.

In the video making the rounds on the internet, the former president tongue-lashed the traditional rulers from Oke-Ogun, Ibadan, Oyo and Ibarapa, and termed their effrontery as disrespect to ‘constituted authority’, because they failed to stand up when the governor and himself climbed the rostrum for their addresses. “Wherever a governor or president is sitting, traditional…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper