The Awujale Palace has disowned Ladipo Olusanya Adeokun for parading himself as Otunba Oluboyede of Ijebu Ode”, a high chieftaincy title in Ijebuland, stressing that he is not related to any ruling house in the town.
Penpushing reports that, this declaration was made known in a statement made available to journalists, signed by Chief Bimbo Okenla,( Kakanfo Awujale of Ijebuland), adding that Adeokun was falsely parading himself with the title which does not exists
‘The attention of Aafin Awujale of Ijebuland has been drawn to the impersonation and dubious claim of one Mr. Ladipo Olusanya Adeokun, falsely parading himself as the “Otunba Oluboyede of Ijebu Ode” from a so-called “Ogu’ja Olu-Isa Royal dynasty” of Ijebu Ode, which is not in existence. The said Mr. Adeokun Is not related to any ruling house and neither has a royal blood in him”, the statement said.
‘We wish to alert the general public that such title fake and non-existent and has not been approved or conferred on anyone or family by Alayeluwa Oba S.K. Adeetona CFR, JP, Ogbagba II, the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland’.
Penpushing further reports that, the Awujale palace challenged Adeokun to name who installed him with his alleged fictitious title and when, and also called on the public not to accord him any respect in regards the dubious chieftaincy title .
The statement also warned Adeokun to desist from the false claim in his own interest, declaring that else, the full weight of the law will be brought on him should he continue with the alleged impersonation which is against the extant Chietaincy Laws of Ogun State
‘While the general public is warned not to recognise, accord any respect or transact any business with the said Mr.Ladipo Olusanya Adeokun, the impostor himself is advised to desist from the false claim in his own interest, as the full weight of the law will be brought on him should he continue with the shameful impersonation which is against the extant Chieftaincy Laws of Ogun State’, Kakanfo emphasied.