Chief Obanla Oteni, The Olori ebi Oteni Dodo, Ruling House, in Ipokia Local Government , Ogun State has denied congratulating the newly installed Oba Yisa Olaniyan on a Radio Station.
The royal family house in a statement denied congratulating Oba Yisa Olaniyan, knowing fully well that the case over the stool of Onipokia was still in the court of law.
According to the Secretary of the Dodo ruling house, ‘ Mrs. Ruth Okeleye, in Ipokia presently we didn’t have any monarch.
She said: ” Our father didn’t congratulates the newly installed Oba on any Radio Station, when he knew that their is a case pending in court concerning the stool, we want to inform the general public and the loving people of Ipokia that we didn’t sponsored nor congratulate him.
“How on earth is possible for him to congratulate the person you are competing with, when you have not lost out of the race, we also want to warned the Radio Station to stopped mentioned the name of our father in the congratulatery advertorial being aired on such Radio Station.
Okeleye, described the installation of the current Onipokia of Ipokia Kingdom, Oba Yisa Olaniyan as ‘nullity and contempt of court, noting that Gov. Dapo Abiodun was ill-informed on the issue.
She insisted that, the stool of Onipokia remains vacant until the Court gives judgement.
She also maintained that, the newly installed Onipokia of Ipokia kingdom, was not a descendant of the dodo Ruling house and thus, not eligible to ascend the throne.
She however called on members of the family to remain calm, shun violence and expect justice from the court.