IFE kingmakers yesterday defended their choice of Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as Ooni, saying they followed due process in picking him.
The Laadin of Ife Traditional Council, Chief Adetoye Olatunde Odewole, said there was no rancour during the process.
He debunked the claims of a ruling house that the process was “faulty and fraudulent”.
Sooko Adeleke Adewoyin of the Lafogido ruling house had described Ogunwusi’s selection as “faulty and fraudulent”, saying the family would soon come out with its position on the exercise.
A new king has been unveiled for the Yoruba town of Ile-Ife, in Osun State.
He is Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house and a holder of Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from the Polytechnic Ibadan. He is 40 years old.
According to a 24 October 2015 statement, entitled “Appointment of a New Ooni,” , “This follows the completion of the due process and the communication of their (Kingmakers’) choice to the government.”
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News gathered that a declaration […]