Oyo CJ reassigns Olubadan and Ajimobi case

Oyo CJ reassigns Olubadan and Ajimobi case

The chief judge of Oyo state, Justice Munta Abimbola has reassigned the case filed by the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji against the review of the Ibadan chieftaincy laws by Governor Abiola Ajimobi to another judge.


Governor Ajimobi had at the last hearing of the case before Justice Olajumoke Aiki of court 10, sought for the transfer of the case to another judge based on a judgement delivered by the presiding judge on a similar case.

Galaxy television correspondent learned that before Justice Ogungbola will now start the case afresh.

The case which was supposed to be mentioned this morning could not hold due to some unforeseen circumstances and has been adjourned till April 3rd, 2019.

Some of the counsels who were in court confirmed the transfer of the case and expressed confidence in the ability of justice Adegbola to dispense justice on the matter.

The lead counsel to the claimant, Adeniyi Ajewole said his client has no issue with the transfer of the case adding that Oba Adetunji has absolute confidence in the court.

 

Report by Kunle Ojo

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