Oluwo of Iwo to Appear Before Court Over Alleged Assault of Fellow Traditional Ruler

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Iwo monarch, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, to appear before the Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo – Osun state over alleged assault of fellow traditional ruler.

Oba Akanbi, was on February 14 imagined to have physically assaulted the Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, in the presence of the Assistant – Inspector-General of Police responsible for Zone 11, Mr. Bashir Makama, during a peace meeting.
Makama was said to have called Oluwo and a few other royal fathers within the zone to the meeting, for the aim of creating peace among them over lingering land disputes.

It was gathered that the 2 monarchs, in the course of the peace meeting got into a heated argument, which eventually resulted to a rough fight.
Counsel to Agbowu, Mr. Soji Oyetayo had earlier approached the court for an order on a motion exparte, to file an application against Oluwo.

Ruling on the Ex Parte application, the Magistrate, Olusegun Ayilara, ordered the police to place the normal ruler on notice before the date would be fixed for hearing of the matter.

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