Following the decision of the Kemta traditional council of chiefs on Oba Adetokunbo Tejuoso, the Coronet Obas condemned the act of the suspended Oba describing his act as unlawful and uncivilized saying that their status quo remain as Obas in their various domains.
The Kemta Traditional Council of Chiefs on Wednesday suspended Chief Tejuoso for alleged romance scam and multiple acts of forgery, urging the public to disregard him as neither Baale or Oba of Adabonyin village.
But the 75 Coronet Obas in a rejoinder signed by their Secretary and Olu Ipebi of Ijebu-Mushin, Oba Tanimowo Folarin the Kemta traditional chiefs have the right to take any decisions regarding their Community and subjects, but the issue of status quo concerned the entire 75 Coronet Obas.
Oba Tanimowo said, the Hon. Justice A.A Akinyemi of High Court of Ogun State ruling on the 75 Coronet Obas maintained that, status quo should be maintained by both parties in the case.
He explained that, the status quo was before the revocation by the present administration in the state.
He emphasized that, the revocation was done on the 6th of February, 2020, whereas, they remained an Oba till May 5, 2020 before the government revocation on May 6, 2020.
He said, “The fact remains that whoever is beaten feels the pain. The kemta traditional chiefs has the right to take any decisions regarding their community and her subjects. But this publication came with an issue which gave me much food for taught, “
“On the 23rd of June 2020 the Hon. Justice A.A Akinyemi of High court of Ogun State Abeokuta gave a rulling on the 75 Coronet Oba’s that status quo be maintained by both parties in this case.
“Status quo therefore is the position of things before the revocation.The revocation was done on the 6th of February 2020. The status quo therefore is the position of things as at 5th February, 2020.The concerned 75 Oba’s was appointed on the 13th May 2019. For the editors of news Update information.
“Therefore, status quo means they still remain a recognized Oba till date pending the determination of the suit.
“I wouldn’t have responded to your publication of the action of Kemta traditional Chiefs concerning Adetokunbo Tejuosho but the issue of status quo concerned the entire 75 Coronet Oba’s.”