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Indigenes protest over Onitele stool


Indigenes of Itele Awori in Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State have protested at the Ogun State Governor’s Office over the Onitele stool.

Members of Adeogun Atele Family, Itele Awori embarked on the peaceful protest alleging misrepresentation and impersonation by the Olota of Ota, Oba Kabiru Obalanlege and one Ademola Asorota over the Onitele stool.

The protesters were led by the heads of the four ruling houses in Adeogun family, namely Oosa ruling house, Ogunrounbi ruling house, Imidawo ruling house and Alagbeji ruling house. They carried placards indicating their annoyance.

The eligibility of Ademola Asorota is pending at the Ogun State High Court in suit number HCT/503/2020” among others.

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Immediately Governor Dapo Abiodun arrived and saw the protesters, he summoned the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Afolabi Afuape, to attend to them.

Submitting their petition, 87-year-old head of Adeogun family, Pa Nurudeen Akapo, appealed to the governor to pick  Onitele of Itele Awori from Adeogun Atele family in accordance with the Supreme Court judgment.

He also urged the governor to accept Prince Adelaja Akanni Akapo from Oosa ruling house as the replacement for the late Musa Taofeek, the late Onitele-elect, who died on January 5, 2018.

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