Prince Afolabi Ghandi Laoye has been installed as Soun of Ogbomoso land early this morning

Ghandi, a pastor and international businessman arrived the ancient town early today in a private chopper and landed at the popular Ogbomoso grammar school from where he proceeded to the palace.

The official installation was performed at Abata by the kingmakers led by the Areago, High Chief Sobalaje Otolorin.

Speaking after the exercise, The kingmakers noted that they did not receive any court Injunction restraining them from installing Prince Ghandi Olaoye as Soun of Ogbomoso.

He is billed to commence the traditional rites.

The new Oba is proclaimed His Imperial Majesty Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye Orumogege the third.

The position of Soun of Ogbomoso became vacant as a result of the demise of Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Soun Ajagungbe.

The Oyo state High court in Ogbomoso had yesterday restrained the governor, the Attorney General of the State and the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters either by themselves, agents or officials from presenting any instrument of office in any form of ceremony or issuance of certificate of installation to Olaoye until the final determination of the mandatory injunction already filed before the court.

Radio Nigeria reports that some members of the family are opposing the approval, they argued that he was not part of the process right from the beginning hence should not be crowned against their wish but the Mogaji of Laoye family Prince Olaoye Amos Olawole
said Ghandi was a recognized son of the family and was entitled to the throne.

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