Oluwo suspended for beating fellow monarch

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi was suspended for six months.

The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi beats up a fellow monarch during a peace meeting convened by an Assistant Inspector General of Police. [Punch]

At an emergency meeting presided over by Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, traditional rulers under the auspice of the Osun council, unanimously suspended Oba Akanbi.

Akanbi was suspended for assaulting his fellow monarch,Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, during a peace meeting convened by the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 11 to resolve a land dispute between the monarchs.

Pulse had reported that Akinropo landed in hospital after being attacked by the Oluwo.

Punch, in a new development, reports that following Oluwo's suspension, the Osun Council of Traditional Rulers established a committee headed by Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Adedotun, to further investigate the matter involving the Iwo paramount ruler, and other monarchs in the area.

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