Makinde assents reviewed Oyo Chieftaincy law, says it will allow effective functioning of traditional rulers

Oyo State Governor Engineer Seyi Makinde has assented the Chiefs Law, Cap 28, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000.

Recall that the Oyo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday passed a bill to amend the Chiefs Law.

Governor Makinde, while speaking said the law will allow the traditional council of the state to function effectively.

He added that attempt to make the high chiefs and Baales to wear beaded crowns at different domains across the state have remained pending for so long because of the inability of the council of Chiefs to reach a conclusion.

While addressing the newsmen, the Otun Balogun of Ibadanland high chief, Tajudeen Ajibola, commended Governor Makinde for his heroic approach to achieve the feat.

He added that it would aide the upgrading of high chiefs and earn traditional rulers in the state the deserve respect.

Recall that previous administration had tried to reform the traditional system of the state but had to succumbed to some high chiefs claim of not following the law of the land.

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