Oba Oladunni Oyewunmi, the Soun of Ogbomoso, has denied stories that deaths had been recorded throughout an assault on his palace on Sunday
The monarch in an announcement by Mr Toyin Ajamu, his Principal Secretary, on Monday in Ibadan, described the stories of deaths within the palace as deceptive and false.
DAILY POST had reported that the palace was attacked on Sunday by suspected hoodlums.
Reacting, Oyewunmi mentioned the lifeless our bodies being circulated on social media had been introduced into the palace by the hoodlums to trigger confusion and justify the assault on the palace.
He additional referred to as on the suitable authorities to analyze the incident and produce the perpetrators to ebook, to avert a reoccurrence
”Our consideration has been drawn to a deceptive and false report circulated on some media platforms that three protesters had been feared lifeless throughout the Sunday assault on Soun’s palace in Ogbomoso.
“The assault was perpetrated by hoodlums, miscreants and thugs, who disguised as protesters towards the Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) resulting in the wanton destruction of properties and autos on the palace.
“A chief amongst different palace officers additionally sustained accidents,’’ Ajamu mentioned.
He mentioned what transpired throughout the ugly incident was opposite to the malicious and biased stories being circulated on social media.
“We state categorically that regardless of the useless provocations and ill-treatment meted out to the royal family throughout the violent assault on the palace, the paramount ruler and his family didn’t retaliate.
“Kabiyesi, who was along with his chiefs and topics together with the Minister of Youth and Sports activities Improvement, when the hoodlums invaded the palace, suggested the palace employees to chorus from attacking the hoodlums.
“Therefore, not one of the miscreants and thugs had been attacked by the palace family however fairly a chief, who was pelted with stones by the hoodlums sustained severe accidents,’’ Ajamu.
“We’re by this medium advising most of the people to ignore the pretend information being circulated that some individuals had been feared lifeless within the palace throughout the unwarranted assault.
“The palace hereby admonishes media practitioners to get their details proper when reporting delicate points reminiscent of this ugly incident,’’ Ajamu mentioned.