Ajimobi’s home. Picture credit score: The Nation
In accordance with The Nation, there was a miild drama on Sunday on the Oluyole, Ibadan residence of the previous governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, when the state deputy governor Rauf Olaniyan was denied entry to the eighth day fidau prayers holding within the compound.
The household had introduced the fidau prayer as a non-public programme, urging the general public to observe by way of digital channels together with Zoom, YouTube and Fb.
Olaniyan arrived the residence at about 11:20 am in a convoy of 5 autos. On attending to the gate of the street resulting in Ajimobi’s residence, the convoy was stopped by policemen and members of different safety companies manning the gate. They insisted that solely the deputy governor’s automobile could possibly be allowed into the road to affix the prayer.
The deputy governor’s safety particulars initially rebuffed the concept however when their argument was degenerating, a senior policeman intervened they usually finally agreed that solely the deputy governor’s automobile ought to go in.
However on attending to Ajimobi’s home, the gate was additionally locked. The deputy governor’s aides launched their principal however they have been advised that the gate had been locked, and that Mrs Ajimobi was in possession of the important thing. Olaniyan waited, believing that the problem could be sorted very quickly.
After ready for about 15 minutes, nonetheless, with none constructive improvement, Olaniyan left the residence.
Prayers have been nonetheless ongoing as at press time.