Traditional rulers in Osun state may not attend Monday’s coronation and presentation of staff of office ceremony of the new Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwus, unless they receive formal invitation letter from the central planning committee of the event, the newly elected chairman of Osun State Council of Obas, the Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran, has said.
Speaking to newsmen after its meeting in Osogbo on Thursday, where he was adopted as the substantive chairman of the council, Oba Aromolaran stated that members of the council would only change this position if they are given their due recognition. He said, “If we are invited with invitation cards or letters, we will go there after consulting with the governor. As at the time we concluded the meeting of Osun Council of Obas today (Thursday), we have not received any invitation from Ile-Ife about Monday’s coronation. We don’t go to where we have not been invited.”