Chieftaincy: Olubadan-in-Council Warns against Violence
In another development concerning violence in the city The Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, says he will set up a committee to look into the crisis rocking the Ibadan Market Traders Association, under the leadership of the Iyaloja, Chief Labake Lawal.
The monarch who said a committee of three or four neutral people to investigate the situation would soon be constituted. The Monarch added that the proposed investigation would return peace to the marketplace and strengthen the unity and indivisibility of the traders. aggrieved parties are to submit their petitions and all relevant documents to the secretary to the Olubadan-in-Council.
The Olubadan has also removed the Baale of Oloode in Oluyole Local Government of Oyo State, Luqman Alao, from his position and replaced him with Odeyemi Dauda Olayiwola. No reason was given for his removal by the Olubadan, but it is believed that the removal is connected to allegations of high-handedness and rituals, resulting in endless litigations and security harassment from the inhabitants of the Oloode community.
It was gathered that the monarch had earlier pleaded with Alao to reconcile with his community, the efforts have failed to yield positive dividends.