Without any notice, residents and citizens of Ogbomoso today were denied access into the palace of Soun of Ogbomosoland were the eight day fidau prayer was held for the late Oba Oyewumi Oladunni Ajagungbade III.
Journalist’s, Religious leaders, Monarchs, and aged people were tear gased on several occassions by men of the nigeria police force at the main entrance of the palace.
The eight day islamic prayer for the late monarch had in attendance the children and family of the decease, Chiefs and stawlarts of the All Progressives Congress.
Speaking with our correspondent one of those tear gased by “Conerstone Bouncers” said “It’s wrong to shut the door of the oalace against we the citizens, the lake King is everyone’s father and we ought to pay our last respect to him.”
Findings by this newspaper revealed that no information was passed to the general public to restrict the public from coming to the fidau prayer.
The gathering which is more unless a gathering of APC stalwarts had in attendance , Minister of Youth and Sport who is equally the Agbaakin of Ogbomoso; Chief Sunday Dare, Sen Fatai Buhari, Sen Hamza Ayo Adesun, Prof Adeolu Akande , Okanlomo of Ogbomoso; Hon Dokun Odebunmi Bunvic, Babalaje of Ogbomoso; Engr Muftau Open Salawu, Hon Akinade Fijabi among others.