Overview Of: EXCLUSIVE: Oluwo Of Iwo Faces Dethronement After Criminal Past Of Monarch Deported By US Government For Fraud In 1999 Emerges
EXCLUSIVE: Oluwo Of Iwo Faces Dethronement After Criminal Past Of Monarch Deported By US Government For Fraud In 1999 Emerges
In documents seen by SaharaReporters on Wednesday,
it emerged that indeed
Oba Akanbi was deported from the US to Nigeria in 1999 after his conviction for aggravated felony –
an offence that carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 or both.
The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi,
is facing one of his toughest times on the throne as his subjects have not only turned against him but also demanded his immediate dethronement over various infractions.
In a letter to the Osun State Government dated June 17, 2020, the Association of Iwoland Indigenes in Diaspora through their lawyer, Peter Adeosun,
raised a number of allegations against the monarch, calling for his removal for gross abuse of office.
They said Oba Akanbi’s character did not befit a person of his status and calibre as he always moved around
with armed thugs, miscreants and hoodlums to harass, intimidate, molest and attack persons whom he perceives as enemies.
it is our brief as evidenced by various correspondences made available to us by our clients that Oluwo Abdulrasheed Akanbi
has been conducting himself in manners which are antithetical to that of a monarch in any clime and very unbecoming of a Yoruba Oba.
SOURCE :- SaharaReporters