A monarch in Osun State, the Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Dhikrulahi Akinropo, has narrated how he was assaulted by Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, on Friday, over a land dispute.
He said the alleged assault took place at the office of the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Zone 11, in Osogbo.
The AIG, Bashir Makama, had summoned a peace meeting to settle a land dispute in Iwo.
Sources familiar with the matter disclosed that before now, Mr Akanbi had asked other monarchs in Iwo to stop selling land without his consent.
Several meetings reportedly held in Iwo to restore order ended in deadlock and this was what necessitated the intervention of the police.
Other monarchs at Friday’s peace meeting were Quadri Adeoye, Oluwo of Iwo-Oke; Oyebamiji Oyeleso of Oluponna, Adio Oyediran…