Tag "Oluwo"

    Oluwo commends Buhari for approving tertiary institution in Iwo

Oluwo commends Buhari for approving tertiary institution in Iwo

Abdulrosheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwo land, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the establishment of a Federal College of Education in Iwo, Osun state. In a statement Alli Ibraheem, the monarch's press secretary, issued on his behalf, Akanbi assured the president and Gboyega Oyetola, governor of the state, of the support of the community towards the smooth take-off of the [...]

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    You can’t suspend me, Oluwo hits back at Osun monarchs

You can’t suspend me, Oluwo hits back at Osun monarchs

Abdulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwo, has dismissed the suspension imposed on him by the Osun council of traditional rulers, saying he remains in charge of his kingdom. Earlier on Friday, the council had announced that it resolved to suspend Akanbi over his poor conduct to Lamidi Adeyemi, alaafin of Oyo, and Adeyeye Ogunwusi, ooni of Ife. The council also set up a [...]

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    Osun traditional council suspends oluwo for six months

Osun traditional council suspends oluwo for six months

Abdulrasheed Akanbi, the oluwo of iwo, has been suspended as a member of the Osun state traditional council for six months. The suspension comes a week after the news broke that Akanbi assaulted Dhikurulahi Akinropo, agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, at a peace meeting summoned by an assistant inspector-general of police. Addressing journalists after a meeting of the monarchs on Friday, Wahab Adedotun, orangun [...]

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    Osun monarchs protest, ask Oyetola to suspend oluwo

Osun monarchs protest, ask Oyetola to suspend oluwo

Some traditional rulers and indigenes of Ayedire and OlaOluwa local councils of Osun state on Monday protested against the physical assault of Dhirulahi Akinropo, agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, by Abdulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwoland. Akanbi had attacked Akinropo over a disagreement during a meeting convened by the assistant inspector-general of police (AIG), Zone 11, to resolve a prolonged land dispute. Defending his action, [...]

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    We’ll take appropriate steps, says Osun on ‘oluwo brawl’

We’ll take appropriate steps, says Osun on ‘oluwo brawl’

The Osun state government says appropriate action will be taken over the fight between two monarchs in the state. Abdulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwo, was reported to have attacked Dhikrulahi Akinropo, agbowu of Ogbagba, over a disagreement during a meeting convened by the assistant inspector-general of police (AIG), Zone 11, to resolve a prolonged land dispute. But Akanbi defended his action, accusing [...]

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    Oluwo asks Yoruba monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies

Oluwo asks Yoruba monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies

Abdul-Rasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwo land, has called on traditional rulers in the south-west to renounce their "membership of secret societies". In a statement by Ibraheem Alli, his press secretary, the monarch asked the traditional rulers to live up to defend their status as "divinely appointed rulers" He said they ought not to enslave themselves in secret societies, charging them to fight against [...]

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    Iwo monarch to FG: Give traditional rulers security votes if you want to end insecurity

Iwo monarch to FG: Give traditional rulers security votes if you want to end insecurity

Adbulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwoland in Osun state, has called on the federal government to make provision for security votes for the traditional institution to help fight insecurity in the country.  Akanbi, who spoke to journalists in Osogbo, the state capital on Monday, said the traditional rulers are closer to the grassroots and are privy to the intelligence needed to curb crimes in [...]

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