Prince Adesiyan Tajideen
By Sodiq Lawal
An Osun State High Court II sitting in Ile Ife presided over by Justice Adedotun Onibokun has removed Prince Adesoji Adeleke as Olumeyero Obunefon of Ile –Ife and installed Prince Adesiyan Tajudeen.
The Late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade under in 2013 declared Prince Adesoji Adeleke from Geisi Family as Olumeyero Obunefon and since then the matter had been in court to determine who truly should occupy the position of Olumeyero Obunefon between Prince Adesoji and Prince Adesiyan from Agbedegbede family.
Counsel to Adesiyan , Mrs Temitope Olajolo in her brief discredited evidences of Adesoji claim to Olumeyero Obunefon saying all documents presented were confirmed irregular
She argued that the position rightly belonged to Prince Adesiyan of Agbedegbede family.
In his ruling, Justice Adedotun Onibokun said that with evidence and documents that were presented to the court, Adesiyan is the rightful occupant of the position and ordered the removal of Adesoji and declared Prince Adesiyan as the new Olumeyero Obunefon of Ile -Ife.