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Oyo State Govt Suspends Traditional Ruler

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THE traditional leader of Ido town, in Ido Local Government Area of  Oyo state, was suspended, by the state government on Friday.

The chief press secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Suleiman Olanrewaju, revealed in the statement that Oba Babalola Gbolagade, the Onido of Ido, was suspended on Thursday.

According to him, the governor approved the suspension “in exercise of the powers conferred upon 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 further revealed that the suspended traditional ruler had been instructed to hand over all government property in his hands to the chairman of the Ido Local Government Area.

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