Oyo Govt suspends traditional ruler

Oyo Govt suspends traditional ruler

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

Mr Suleiman Olanrewaju, Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, disclosed in a statement that Oba Babalola Gbolagade, the Onido of Ido, was suspended on Thursday.

He said the governor 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 all other enabling powers in that regard,” Olanrewaju added.

He also disclosed that the suspended traditional ruler had been directed to hand over all government property in his possession to the chairman of Ido Local Government Area.

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