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Ogun 75 Coronet Obas Condemn Suspended Oba Tejuoso's Romance Scandal



ABEOKUTA -  The 75 Coronet Obas in Ogun state have condemned the suspended Oba Adetokunbo Tejuoso of Adabonyin village in Orile Kemta under Odeda local government area of Ogun State for his alleged criminal allegations, describing it as unlawful and uncivilized.

The Kemta Traditional Council of Chiefs on Wednesday suspended Chief Tejuoso for alleged romance scam and multiple acts of forgery, urging the public to disregard him as neither Baale or Oba of Adabonyin village.

But the 75 Coronet Obas in a rejoinder signed by their Secretary and Olu Ipebi of Ijebu-Mushin, Oba Tanimowo Folarin the Kemta traditional chiefs have the right to take any decisions regarding their Community and subjects,  but the issue of status quo concerned the entire 75 Coronet Obas.

Oba Tanimowo said, the Hon. Justice A.A Akinyemi of High Court of Ogun State ruling on the 75 Coronet Obas maintained that, status quo should be maintained by both parties in the case.

He explained that, the status quo was before the revocation by the present administration in the state.

He emphasized that, the revocation was done on the 6th of February, 2020, whereas, they remained an Oba till May 5, 2020 before the government revocation on May 6, 2020.

He said, "The fact remains that whoever is beaten feels the pain. The kemta traditional chiefs has the right to take any decisions regarding their community and her subjects. But this publication came with an issue which gave me much food for taught, "

"On the 23rd of June 2020 the Hon. Justice A.A Akinyemi of High court of Ogun State Abeokuta gave a rulling on the 75 Coronet Oba's that status quo be maintained by both parties in this case.

"Status quo therefore is the position of things before the revocation.
The revocation was done on the 6th of February 2020. The status quo therefore is the position of things as at 5th February, 2020.
The concerned 75 Oba's was appointed on the 13th May 2019. For the editors of news Update information.

"Therefore, status quo means they still remain a recognized Oba till date pending the determination of the suit.

"I wouldn't have responded to your publication of the action of Kemta traditional Chiefs concerning Adetokunbo Tejuosho but the issue of status quo concerned the entire 75 Coronet Oba's."

Similarly, Onilu of Lisa Igbore Kingdom in Ifo local government, Oba Oladele Odugbemi said, it is expected of royal fathers to display good characters and complete discipline in both public and private lives.

The Odu-Onibudo 1 of Lisa maintained that, whoever runs foul of the law irrespective of social class should be compelled to face the consequence.

He however, stressed further that, in as much as they were not supporting the embattled traditional ruler, they were only interested in correcting the wrong nomenclature referring them as Baale.

"We as Oba should display good characters and complete discipline in both our private and public lives, so whoever has run foul against the laws of the land should face the music himself.

"We didn’t throw any weight behind Olu Kemta Dabonyin on the alleged criminal allegations leveled against him that are now under police investigations, please let our team be mindful that we’re only concerned about the publication that said status quo means we all should go back to our Baale status  before we were appointed as Obas of our various communities in Ogun state. We are not supporting or throwing any weight behind our colleague who has been arrested for alleged crimes by the police."

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