Alaafin Stool: Court strikes out Kingmakers’ case against Makinde

Alaafin Stool: Court strikes out Kingmakers’ case against Makinde

Alaafin Stool: Court strikes out Kingmakers’ case against Makinde
Alaafin Stool: Court strikes out Kingmakers’ case against Makinde

Oyo High Court sitting in Awe has struck out a case filed by Oyo kingmakers against Governor Seyi Makinde, State Attorney General and Commissioner for Local government and Chieftaincy matters on the vacant Alaafin of Oyo stool over administrative defect.

 

The claimants in suit no HOY/14/2023 are; the Bashorun of Oyo, High Chief Yusuf Layinka; Lagunna of Oyo, High Chief Wakeel Oyedepo; Akinniku of Oyo, High Chief Amusa Yusuf; Areago Bashorun, Chief Wahab Oyetunji; and the Alapo of Oyo, Chief Gbadebo Mufuta.

They are seeking a court injunction restraining the state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde and his agents from overruling their selected candidate for the vacant throne of the Alaafin of Oyo.

They argued that due diligence was followed in the selection/appointment of the candidate for filling the vacant stool of Alaafin of Oyo duly conducted by the kingmakers of Alaafin of Oyo Chieftaincy.”

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