HOW AJIMOBI’S CROWNED KINGS BOWED TO OLUBADAN, FINALLY DROPPING THEIR CROWNS

IT was significant. But, it almost went unnoticed. On Monday, Olubadan Saliu Adetunji and members of the Olubadan-in-Council were at the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan. The council members wore ordinary caps. Until then, they had worn crowns and they had insisted that by Oyo State Law, they were obas, though not of equal standing with the Olubadan. But, why did the council members drop their crowns, which they had worn for some two years? The Nation can reveal that Monday’s rapprochement, which saw the council members…

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