Kingmakers install Afolabi Olaoye as Soun of Ogbomoso despite a court order (video)

September 8th, 2023

The new Soun of Ogbomoso has been named Prince Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye on

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DAILY POST learned that he was installed early on Friday.

According to the Daily Post, Olaoye will be installed just a few hours after an Oyo State High Court instructed the state governor and others not to present him with the instrument of office.

According to the information provided by our correspondent, the court, which was presided over by Justice K.A. Adedokun on Thursday, also issued an order prohibiting Olaoye from parading, representing or presenting himself as the candidate for any ceremony for the issuance of a certificate of installation, or from wearing any regalia resembling that of the occupant of the stool of Soun of Ogbomoso Chieftaincy until the hearing and final determination of the mandatory in

However, the kingmakers, led by High Chief Sobalaje Otolorin, Areago of Ogbomoso, carried out Olaoye’s installation at Abata in Ogbomosjo.

During the installation, the kingmakers maintained that they have not yet received a court order prohibiting them from installing Olaoye as Soun of Ogbomoso.