The Ekiti State Authorities has referred to as on stakeholders within the collection of the brand new Onijesamodu of Ijesamodu Ekiti in Ilejemeje Native Authorities to conduct themselves peacefully all through the choice course of.
The Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi mentioned the federal government wouldn’t enable the peace and tranquillity of the group disrupted by any acts of violence earlier than, throughout and after the method.
Based on a press release by the Particular Assistant (Media) to the Deputy Governor, Odunayo Ogunmola, the stool of the Onijesamodu grew to become vacant following the demise of the late Oba Samuel Osatuyi, who died in December 2018 after spending 49 years on the throne.
Egbeyemi made the remarks on Tuesday in his workplace in Ado Ekiti throughout a gathering with the Regent of the city, Kingmakers, some members of the ruling home and representatives of the youths.
Whereas explaining the method of selecting an Oba for a city, Egbeyemi mentioned it should be in tandem with the extant legal guidelines and custom of the city sustaining that authorities can not select a king for the group however was solely keen on a peaceable and clear course of
Egbeyemi expressed displeasure on the assaults meted out to some chiefs and a few indigenes of the city by suspected hoodlums locally.
The Deputy Governor warned the youths of the city to embrace peace whereas stressing that anybody discovered culpable could be made to pay for his motion by going through the complete wrath of the regulation.
Studying from web page 113 of the authorized Chieftaincy Declaration report of Onijesa of Ijesa Iye written through the period of Ero Native Authorities within the outdated Ondo State, Egbeyemi mentioned there are 3 ruling homes within the city, specifically, Asa, Owa and Elewu.
Egbeyemi mentioned the 4 kingmakers had shaped a quorum to decide on the subsequent king for the city, saying the Gazette had clearly proven that the Owa ruling home was the subsequent certified household the place the subsequent Oba could be chosen.
The Deputy Governor advised the kingmakers and head of the involved ruling homes to not be biased within the session of Ifa Oracle and the general choice course of.
The pinnacle of Owa ruling home, Mr Olabode Oyeyemi mentioned the names of the contestants had already been submitted to the kingmakers for correct scrutiny.
The assembly was attended by Ilejemeje Native Authorities Chairman, Mr Akin Oladunjoye who led different officers of the council whereas the kingmakers had been led by Prof. Oluremi Fayemi.