86 contestants jostle for Alaafin stool, as interview begins next Monday
By Bode Durojaiye.
The Baba Iyaji of Oyo, Chief Mukaila Afonja, on the 31st of August, 2022, submitted names of 86 contestants for the vacant stool.of the Alaafin of Oyo to the Regent, who is also the Basorun of Oyo, High Chief Yussuf Akinade Ayoola Layinka Layinka 1.
Consequently , an emergency meeting of all memberscthe Oyo Traditional Council ( Oyo Mesi) was summoned , today, on the developmen,t by the Regent.
In attendance at the meeting was the Chairperson, Atiba Local Government, Alhaja Kafilat .
At the end of the meeting, it was resolved that all the contestants should, as a matter of utmost concern, attend a peace meeting on Saturday , 3rd of September, 2022, at the Agbala Ogun Hall, in the Palace.
Thereafter, from next week Monday the 5th till Thursday, the 8th of September, 2022, ten contestants will appear for interview on daily basis.
There will be a break on Friday, as no interview will take place, to pave the way for the Jumat service.
The interview will resume on Monday, the 12th and last till the 15th of September , 2022.
Director of Media and Publicity to the Alaafin of Oyo.