The Court docket of Attraction in Ibadan on Thursday struck out a movement filed by Sen. Rashidi Ladoja, difficult the powers of Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to gazette an authorised “beaded crowns and coronets” to 48 Obas throughout the state.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories that Ajimobi appealed the Jan. 20, 2018 resolution of Justice Olajumoke Aiki of the Oyo State Excessive Court docket which put aside advice of a committee of inquiry on the overview of the 1957 Ibadan Chieftaincy declaration, which advisable crowning of 21 new Obas in Ibadanland.
The three-man panel of judges headed by Justice Nonyerem Okoronkwo held that the thrust of the reduction sought was invoking the courtroom to put aside the gazette which authorised the crowing of the Obas.
The courtroom which has Justice A. Talba and Justice F. Ojo as members held that the gazette which the movement seeks the courtroom to put aside the matter was not the subject material on the decrease courtroom.
Okoronkwo mentioned coping with such a problem at this level could contain dwelling into the primary enchantment.
“We refuse to entertain the problem and urged the appellant to include it in the primary enchantment and the movement is hereby struck out,’’ Okoronkwo mentioned.
The decide adjourned the matter untill Might 27 for listening to of the primary enchantment.
NAN stories that Ajimobi arrange a fee of inquiry headed by Justice Akintunde Boade, to overview the 1957 Ibadan Chieftaincy declaration and to make advice.
Osi Olubadan, Rashid Ladoja went to the Oyo state Excessive Court docket to problem the composition of the committee and to put aside their report and the decrease courtroom granted his request on Jan. 20,2018.
NAN stories that the governor on April 26, 2018 after the courtroom ruling authorised the beaded crowns and coronet for 48 Obas throughout Oyo State together with the Ibadan’s just lately topped 21 Obas and different conventional rulers.
NAN stories that the governor gazette the approval consistent with part 28 (1) of the Chiefs Legal guidelines of Oyo State and with this gazette 26 Obas would put on beaded crowns whereas 22 would put on coronet.