Justice Olajumoke Aiki of the Oyo State High Court has trashed the set up of 21 monarchs in Ibadan final August by Governor Abiola Ajimobi.
The choose did this right this moment by nullifying the method that led to the historic coronation: the evaluate of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and different Related Chieftaincies in Ibadan land by the Justice Akintunde Boade Review Commission.
In a ruling in Ibadan, Aiki declared the evaluate unconstitutional, unlawful, null, void and of no impact, following a authorized problem by Rashidi Ladoja, a former governor, who would have been a beneficiary .
The fee had advisable, amongst others, the creation of many monarchs in Ibadan which led to the set up of 21 kings by the state Governor Abiola Ajimobi.
But the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Rasheed Ladoja, challenged the composition and proposals of the fee in courtroom, becoming a member of Ajimobi as co-defendant.
While delivering judgment, Aiki held that sporting of beaded crowns is past the purview of sections 10, 12 and 25 of the Oyo State Chiefs Law, stating that Section 25 of the Chiefs Law couldn’t be handled in isolation to the provisions of Parts Two and Three of the Chiefs Laws.
The courtroom additionally stated provisions of Parts Two and Three of the Chiefs Laws, significantly sections 10, 12 and 25, didn’t give energy to the governor to evaluate the Olubadan chieftaincy declaration, whereas additionally restraining the federal government from accepting and implementing the experiences of the fee.
Also being challenged in courtroom is the place of Olubadan Oba Saliu Adetunji.
The case filed by Chief Adebayo Oyediji, shall be heard on 12 February in Ibadan by Justice Moshood Abass.
Oyediji of Seriki chieftaincy line and three others, are difficult the set up of Adetunji by Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State because the Olubadan of Ibadanland.
The different claimants within the go well with had been Chief Olalekan Fakunle, Chief Rasheed Abinupagun and Chief Gabriel Amao.
*A Part of this story initially reported by Punch