Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Akanbi Suspended

OSOGBO – Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo was on Friday suspended for six months by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers.

A committee headed by Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Adedotun, was also constituted by the council to further investigate the matter involving Oluwo and Obas in Iwo land, The Punch reports.

The royal fathers at their emergency meeting held at Osun State Government Secretariat, Abere, presided over by Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, arrived at the decision to suspend Oba Akanbi.

The PUNCH reports that part of the reasons for suspending Oluwo was his alleged disrespect for Alaafin of Oyo, Alake of Egbaland and Ooni.

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