There was confusion at the office of the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 11, Osogbo, Bashir Makama on Friday as the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi allegedly attacked and punched another monarch, Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Oba Dhirulai Akinropo over land matter.
We gathered from a reliable source that the attack occurred before the AIG and other monarchs from Iwo axis when they were called to a meeting for settlement over land tussle in the area.
A source said the Oluwo has been asking the monarchs to stop selling lands because the lands in Iwoland belong to him.
But the monarchs had allegedly resisted and insisted that the land in question does not belong to Oluwo.
To then initiate peace among the royal institution, the AIG convened the meeting in his office.
A source said Oluwo had expressed displeasure over the conducts of the monarchs whom he described as mere “Baales”.
Oluwo was said to have descended on Oba Akinropo and reigned punches on him. Oba Akinropo was said to have sustained injury before he was rushed to the hospital at Asubiaro for treatment.
Speaking at the hospital where he was receiving treatment, Oba Akinropo said “I was attacked by Oba Akanbi right before the AIG and other Obas. You can see the wound on my face, Oba Akanbi inflicted it on me.”
Meanwhile, Oluwo has denied attacking the monarch. He said nothing of such happened. “There was no issue at all. It was a peace meeting. There was nothing.”