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…Petition the governor not to extend his tenure.
Royal fathers from Ogun Waterside Local Government led by Ojotumoro of Abigi Kingdom, Oba Olusegun Ogunye, have made an appeal to the State Government to remove the Chairman of the Transition Committee in the Local Government, Mr. Femi Onanuga over allegation of breach of public peace, disrespect to traditional institution and promotion of conflict in the local government area.
Oba Ogunye, who led other monarchs including Osoba of Makun Omi, Oba Kazeem Salami, Onirokun of Irokun Kingdom, Oba Buari Ola Balogun and Elefire of Efire, Oba Musa Adetokunbo Adeniyi, made it known at a press conference at Press Center,Iwe Royin Abeokuta.
He said several appeal were made before now to call him to order but he was adamant and disregard several meetings organised by the royal fathers.
The traditional father added that,”We had earlier rejected him the moment he was appointed knowing his antecedent,and the government pleaded on his behalf.He was advised to apologise to the traditional rulers which he didn’t till now. He is found of casting aspersions and making derogatory remarks on the traditional rulers of the area.This is unacceptable.”
In addition, several appeals have been made to the Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Title,Hon Afolabi Afuape,and Special Adviser to the Governor on political matters,Hon Egbetokun,to caution him on his arrogance and lack of respect for traditional fathers but he had remained adamant.
“We called on the governor to remove him from office as a lesson to others,in respect for the royal institution.On behalf of all the traditional fathers in Ijebu Waterside,and the good people of our various communities,we want him remove from office.”The mornach concluded.