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Olufon Stool: Royal family dispels rumour, assures state govt will follow due process

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The rumours making the rounds that the Osun State Government is planning to announce the appointment of a model new Olufon of Ifon-Orolu Kingdom have been dispelled.

The elders of the 5 ruling houses which characterize the Olufon Ruling House; Orisatoyinbo, Moronfolu, Oluyeyin, Olumoyero and Odunolu royal households dispelled the rumour in an announcement on Friday in Osogbo.

The elders inside the assertion moreover generally known as on residents and residents of town to remain calm.

The assertion was collectively signed by Prince Sunmonu Olatoye of Orisatoyinbo, Prince Sule Akinyooye of Moronfolu, Prince Olatoye Oyedokun of Oluyeyin, Prince Kareem Magbagbeola of Olumoyero and Olatoyee Wahab Oyegbile of Odunolu royal households.

It talked about, “Our consideration has been drawn to a rumour circulated inside the public about ongoing plans to announce and arrange a model new Olufon of Ifon-Orolu Kingdom that has been vacant since April 2021; this adopted newest dedication of the Osun State Government to announce the approval of Akinrun of Ikirun and 9 completely different monarchs. Therefore, it has flip into very important to douse the generated strain arising from the rumours on the purported announcement of a model new Olufon of Ifon-Orolu.

“We hereby need to state as follows: The points referring to the process of filling the vacant Olufon of Ifon-Osun stool are nonetheless pending sooner than Osun State High Court and getting right consideration.

“There is not any means the Osun State Government can proceed the process with out concluding the referred litigation.

“The administration of His Excellency, Alhaji Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola, the Executive Governor of Osun State is successfully typically referred to as a law-abiding with respect for typical heritage. Thus, will not act reverse to the place of regulation.

“None of the royal family members are presently involved inside the process of filling the vacant Olufon Royal stool. However, the subsisting Court Order continues to be in drive.

“The rumours of purported underground plans to continue the process of filling the vacant Olufon stool is the handiwork of enemies of the government and that of the Olufon Royal Family at large.”

Regardless of the persevering with litigation, the elders of the neighborhood assured most of the people that every one the members of the real Olufon Royal Family are nonetheless collectively as a single unit.

While hoping that the Judiciary will clear the grey areas on the perceived ambiguity of the process and extant Olufon Chieftaincy Declaration, as well as they implored the members of most of the people to shun whatever the mischief makers had been spreading on account of it is a futile effort to set off pointless confusion.

The rumour is coming two days after the state authorities launched the appointment of a model new Akinrun of Ikirun and 9 completely different monarchs on Wednesday.

DAILY POST reported that youths in Ikirun metropolis had on Wednesday protested in direction of the appointment of Prince Yinusa Olalekan Akadiri as a result of the Akinrun.

The youths who organize burn fires had been protesting the alleged dedication of the Osun State Government to announce Prince Olalekan Akadiri because the model new Akinrun of Ikirun.

Also, after the weekly Osun State Executive Council meeting, the state authorities launched the appointment of Prince Yinusa Olalekan Akadiri as a result of the Akinrun of Ikirun.

The announcement which was achieved by Funke Egbemode, the Osun State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation moreover launched 9 princes as kings of their space.

Also, on Thursday all through a radio current affairs programme, Rasaq Adeosun, the Special Adviser to the Osun State Governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs talked about the appointment of the Akinrun and completely different kings adopted due process.

Adeosun moreover revealed that the appointments adopted extant Chiefs Law inside the state.

Meanwhile, protests are nonetheless ongoing in Ikirun metropolis and they also have been reported shot by personnel of the Nigerian Police defiant youths have moreover blocked the doorway to the Akinrun Palace with charms of varied varieties.

Olufon Stool: Royal family dispels rumour, assures state govt will follow due process

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