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  • Updated: February 02, 2024

Oyo govt suspends monarch

Oyo govt suspends monarch

The Oyo State Government has suspended the Onido of Ido, Oba Babalola Gbolagade.

The announcement was made by the state government on Friday.

Ido town is located in Ido local government area of Oyo State.

Suleiman Olanrewaju, Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Seyi Makinde, disclosed in a statement that Oba Babalola Gbolagade, the Onido of Ido, was suspended on Thursday.

He also revealed that the governor approved the suspension.

“In exercise of the powers conferred on him.

”The powers were conferred on him by sub-section 1 and 2 of section 26 of the Chiefs Law, Cap. 28 Vol I, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria 2000, and by all other enabling powers in that regard,” Olanrewaju added.

He also disclosed that the suspended traditional ruler had been directed to hand over all government property in his possession to the chairman of Ido local government area.

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