In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 26th, October, 2020

Stress As Indignant Youths Invades Akire Palace In Osun, Try To Chase Out Monarch

Tension As Angry Youths Invades Akire Palace In Osun, Attempt To Chase Out Monarch


Stress As Indignant Youths Invade Akire Palace In Osun, Try To Chase Out Monarch

Some irate youths stormed the Akire palace in Osun state on Monday, October 26 and tried to ship away Oba Olatunde Falabi following the legitimacy disaster rocking the Akire of Ikire, in Irewole Native Authorities Space of Osun State.

The stool had been a topic of authorized controversy since 1990 and the matter went as much as the Supreme Court docket earlier than it returned to a State Excessive Court docket, which lately dominated towards Oba Falabi’s keep on the throne.

It was nevertheless gathered that the youths early morning on Monday stormed the palace, chased safety males on the entrance and entered into the constructing.

Based on the Chairman, Irewole native authorities, Prince Remilekun Abass, the offended mob repelled the troopers who initially arrived the scene to place the state of affairs below management.


“As quickly because the army car appeared, the mob was pelting stones on the car with out permitting the personnel to alight from the car. Their motion finally pressured the troopers to request for re-enforcement.

“A couple of minutes later, one other set of troopers arrived and chased the mob from the palace and escorted the monarch out of the place to a secure abode.

“No casualty has been reported whereas troopers and different safety personnel have taken over streets within the city and normalcy restored locally”, he stated.

Additionally, whereas confirming the incident, the State Police Command’s spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola stated safety personnel have evacuated the monarch from the palace and policemen stationed on the palace.

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She stated although gunshot was fired on the Armoured Personnel Provider stationed on the scene, however no casualty was recorded and confirmed that normalcy has returned to the city.


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