Iwo kingmakers has petitioned Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State to remove their monarch , Oba Abdilrasheed Adewale Akanbi for his alleged concealed criminal past which disqualifies him that is now exposed.
In the petition addressed to Governor Oyetola dated 9th September, 2020 titled, “Petition for removal of Oba Adewale Abdilrasheed Akanbi (Oluwo of Iwo) from the throne of Iwo land” signed by the kingmakers , a copy which was obtained by our Correspondent they alleged that Oluwo concealed his criminal past which does not qualify him to be on the throne from them.
Among the chief makers who signed the petition are; Chief Raufu Murana Olorunlampe (Balogun), Chief Fatai Alani Olaoye (Onto), Chief Yekeen Bello Orobimpe (Oosa), Chief Ganiyu Kazeem Ayinde (Jagun) and Chief Moses Akanmu Ajao (Ọlọya).
Others are; Chief Baṣiru Ajani Akinṣọla (Olukọtun), Chief Lamidi Mọrufu Oyeleke (Ọḍọfin), Chief Suraju Bello (Onju), Chief Lateef Ishọla (Agoro), Chief Moshood Amọo (Aṣape), Chief Rasaki Akanmu Tijani (Olukosi) and Chief Amao Ọlaoṣebikan Taiwo (Aro).
According to the concerned kingmakers, Oluwo Akanbi concealed his conviction for securities fraud by a United States of America District court. They alleged that Alamni was convicted for securities fraud in 1998 by the U. S District of Massachusetts. They added that the court convicted him for 15 months imprisonment, and barred him from entering United States for life. He was allegedly deported back to Nigeria after serving the jail terms.
The kingmakers also alleged that Oluwo Akanbi migrated to Canada in the year 2000 and obtained Canadian citizenship where he was again convicted between 2006 and 2007 for another crime.
They added that, “however, on the 21st March, 2011 at Peace Bridge Port Entry Buffalo New York, United States, the present Oluwo attempted to enter United States despite being barred for life from entry as a result of 1998 conviction. He was promptly arrested by Cisttom and Border Protection Officer. A background check was conducted on him which revealed more things”
“He was the driver of the vehicle bearing Nova Scotia license plate
” He provided Canadian passport as proof of identity.
“The passport bear his photo and listed his name as Prince Adewale Akanbi
” The Custom and Border Protection Officer (CBPO) named Fudelia conducted a CBP Database queries on Oluwo and discovered that Prince Akanbi had criminal conviction in Canada.
“The CBPO conducted biometric fingerprint on Oluwo’s fongerprints. The scoms revealed a positive match under FBI number and other file number. The name associated with those records was Segun Adewale Adeonigbagbe.'”
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