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Governor Makinde suspends Oyo traditional ruler

Mr Makinde approved the suspension “in exercise of the powers conferred on him.”

• February 2, 2024
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde (Photo Credit: Twitter)
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Friday announced the suspension of the traditional ruler of Ido town in the Ido Local Government Area of the state.

Suleiman Olanrewaju, the chief press secretary to Mr Makinde, stated that Oba Babalola Gbolagade, the Onido of Ido, was suspended on Thursday.

He said Mr Makinde 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 virtue of all other enabling powers in that regard,” Mr Olanrewaju added.

He also disclosed that the suspended traditional ruler has been directed to hand over all government property to the chairman of Ido Local Government.

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