- Popular monarch, the Oluwo of Iwo land, has admitted to assaulting another monarch, the Agbowu of Agbaagbaa
- According to reports, the two monarchs got into an argument which led to Oluwo punching Agbowu
- The Oluwo of Iwo land revealed that he got angry after Agbowu of Agbaagbaa called him a mad man and pointed his staff of office at him
It was recently reported that two Osun monarchs got into a brawl at a peace meeting that took place in Osun state capital, Osogbo.
The traditional rulers, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi and Agbowu of Agbaagbaa, Oba Dhirulahi Akinropo, had attended a peace meeting organised by the Assitant Inspector General of Police, Zone 11, to settle a land dispute between the kings.
In a post shared on Oba Akanbi's Instagram page, the king addressed the issue and revealed the reason he punched Oba Akinropo in the face.
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According to him, he defended himself after the Agbowu of Agbaagbaa called him a mad man and pointed his staff of office at him, attempting to stick it into his eyes.
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The Oluwo of Iwo asked why he should receive the insult. He also noted that no other monarch would do such to the Ooni of Ife or Alaafin of Oyo.
It was alleged that Oba Akinropo was rushed to the state hospital for treatment after he sustained an injury during the brawl.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Oluwo of Iwo land recently divorced his wife, Ms Chanel Chin. This was disclosed in a statement posted on his Instagram page on Saturday, December 15.
The statement which was signed by Alli Ibraheem, chief press secretary to the king urged the public, friends, and associates of the king to disregard any business transaction or request with her using the office of his majesty.
According to Ibraheem, the marriage collapsed as a result of personal irreconcilable differences. In another Instagram post, the king addressed his marital issues and those he claimed are judging him. The king asked people not to judge him when they do not know what went down in the marriage.
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