Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, took to his Twitter handle to announce the demotion of 75 chiefs promoted to coronet traditional rulers by his predecessor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
Amosun had elevated the 75 chiefs to minor Obas at the twilight of his administration.
But Abiodun, on assuming office, set up a review committee led by the Olu of Ilaro and the paramount ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle to investigate the development.
The committee after its findings recommended the reversal of the elevation done by Amosun.
At the executive council meeting that held on Thursday, based on the recommendations of the review committee, the Governor demoted the chiefs.
This was at the Executive Council Meeting held yesterday at the Council Chambers, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. The Council adopted the recommendation of the Oba Olugbenle-led Chieftaincy Review Committee that the elevation defied due process, while also recognising the need for….
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