Akinrun stool: We’re not quarreling over succession – Gboleru ruling house

The Gboleru ruling house of Ikirun has dispelled rumours making the rounds that there is a misunderstanding brewing amongst its members as being bandied about town.

This was made known by Prince Mudasiru Olatunji, Head of Gboleru ruling house, during a prayer session organised for Prince Adesegun Gboleru, the family’s nominated candidate for the Akinrun stool in Ikirun, on Tuesday.

Olatunji, who explained that the ruling house will continue to throw its weight behind the promotion of social justice despite several misguided information in some quarters added that the Gboleru family had given its unflinching support to Prince Adesegun.

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The Gboleru family maintained that they shall not relent in their support of their candidate because of his generosity and amiable disposition.

While commending the efforts of the state government towards ensuring that due process is followed I’m the election of the Akinrun, Olatunji explained that the decision of the state government to rely on the court verdict showed that the impact it will favour the Gboleru ruling house.

He charged family members and Ikirun indigenes to support the family which will ensure that the stool returned to them.

Recall that the former traditional ruler of the town, Oba AbdulRauf Olawale Adedeji, who ascended the royal stool in 1991, joined his ancestors in February.

The process of installing another Akinrun has been fraught with controversies but last Thursday, an Osun High Court seating in Ikirun barred the Obaara and Adedeji ruling houses from presenting candidates for the stool and the state government from approving any candidate as Akinrun-elect who is not a nominee of the Gboleru ruling house.

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