Drama ensured on Sunday morning after Oyo state deputy governor Rauf Olaniyan was denied entry to the venue of the eighth day fidau prayers of the previous governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, at Oluyole, Ibadan.
Olaniyan arrived on the venue of the non-public programme at about 11:20 am in a convoy of 5 automobiles, however the convoy was stopped by policemen and members of different safety companies manning the gate. They insisted that solely the deputy governor’s automobile may very well be allowed into the road to hitch the prayer.
The securities ultimately agreed that solely the deputy governor’s automobile ought to go into the occasion that household urged the general public to look at via digital channels together with Zoom, YouTube, and Fb.
In line with The Nation, on attending to Ajimobi’s home, the gate was additionally locked. The deputy governor’s aides launched their principal, however they had been instructed that the gate had been locked, and that Mrs Ajimobi was in possession of the important thing. Olaniyan waited, believing that the difficulty can be sorted very quickly.
After ready for about 15 minutes, nonetheless, with none constructive growth, Olaniyan left the residence.
Prayers had been nonetheless ongoing as at press time.