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Breaking: Kingmakers Install Ghandi Laoye As New Soun Of Ogbomoso

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The Kingmakers of the ancient town of Ogbomoso on Friday installed Pastor Prince Ghandi Afolabi Laoye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) as the new Soun of Ogbomoso.

Laoye, who was based in the United States of America, arrived in Ogbomoso early in the morning in a private chopper, which landed at Ogbomoso Grammar School, before moving to the palace.

The Areago High Chief, Sobalaje Otolorin led the installation that took place in Abata. Pastor Ghandi then proceeded into seclusion to commence traditional rites attached to the throne.

It will be also be recalled that the Soun of Ogbomoso stool became vacant after Oba Jimoh Oyewumi transited to the great beyond, on December 12, 2021.

However, some members of the family opposed the approval, thereby heading to court, arguing that he was not part of the process right from the beginning and that he shouldn’t be crowned against their wish.

The family members instituted the suit, marked HOG/27/2022, in July 2022, against the nomination of Ghandi Olaoye by the kingmakers, citing various irregularities in the procedures that produced him thereby praying the court to, among other reliefs, set aside the nomination and to order a fresh process.

The judge, A.K. Adedokun, fixed the judgement day after Olaoye’s counsel, Oladapo Atanda, and Kolawole Fatoye, who represented Ghandi and the kingmakers adopted their processes and presented their arguments for and against the suit.

The defendants in the case include the Oyo State Governor, Oyo State Attorney General, Oyo State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Ogbomoso North Local Government, Ogbomoso North Traditional Council, and Prince Amos Olawole Olaoye (Mogaji Olaoye Ruling House) who are 1st to 6th defendants respectively.

The 7th to 11th defendants are the kingmakers: Chief S.O. Otolorin (Areago of Ogbomoso and Chairman), Chief Salawu Ajadi (Jagun), Chief Tijani Abioye (Bara), Cheif David Adeniran Ojo (Ikolaba) and Chief Yusuf Oladipupo (Abese) while Prince Ghandi Olaoye, the Soun nominee, is the 12th defendant.

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The plaintiff, while claiming that the regulations guiding the nomination to fill the vacant stool of Soun Chieftaincy Ogbomoso which include the Soun Chieftaincy Declaration (1958), Ogbomoso District Native Authority Resolution (1953) and Oyo State Chiefs Law (2000) were grossly violated, sought relief that the procedure for Ghandi’s nomination was inconclusive in that a minority committee performed the task instead of the whole members of the family.

“A declaration that the procedure adopted for the nomination of candidate or candidates to fill the vacant stool of Soun of Ogbomoso Chieftaincy by the members of Laoye Ruling House through the purported 11-member screening committee was inconclusive.

“The member of the Olaoye ruling house as a family was denied their legal right of having a final say in voting and/or ratifying the aforesaid report at the time the kingmakers acted upon it, not strictly the method envisaged under the native law and custom, the Laoye ruling house as a body entitled to nominate a candidate for appointment to the stool of Soun and not by the minority of the members of the larger body.”

He wanted the court to declare that the active participation of the 4th defendant (Ogbomoso North Local Government) in the process leading to the emergence of Ghandi Olaoye rather than being a mere observer invalidates the process.

The claimant, therefore, sought orders of the court to set aside the nomination of Ghandi, noting the procedure that produces him contravenes native law and custom for the selection of a candidate for selection of a new Soun.

In addition, the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 12th defendants represented by Kolawole Fatoye, Olalekan Oguntoye and O.E. Igene filed counter-claims to which the claimant also filed defence.

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The legal team of 7th to 10th defendants which also represented Ghandi, urged the court to “dismiss the claim and grant the counterclaim” noting that “all the procedure as itemized above clearly showed that the 12th defendant was duly nominated by the Laoye ruling house and selected by the kingmakers.”

It asserted that the plaintiff filed “this action because the selection did not favour him having participated along with others in the nomination and selection exercise.”

The judge, Adedokun, therefore, fixed October 3 for the judgement.

On Saturday, September 2, however, the state Governor, Seyi Makinde, had in a statement by his Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Olusegun Olayiwola, approved the selection of Olaoye as the next Soun.

Again, on Thursday, the state High Court in Ogbomoso restrained the governor, the Attorney General of the State and the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters either by themselves, agents, or officials from presenting any instrument of office in any form of ceremony or issuance of the certificate of installation to Olaoye until the final determination of the mandatory injunction already filed before the court.

However, the new monarch was at the palace, on Friday, for an official installation which was performed at Abata by the kingmakers led by the Areago High Chief Sobalaje Otolorin.

The kingmakers said they did not receive any court injunction restraining them from installing Ghandi as the new Soun of Ogbomoso.

He is billed to commence the traditional rites soon.

The new Oba is proclaimed His Imperial Majesty, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye Orumogege III.

 

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ADMISSION LIST: CHECK OUT LISTS OF SCHOOLS THAT HAVE RELEASED ADMISSION LIST FOR 2023/2024 SESSION

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This thread helps candidates to monitor and easily know the schools that have released admission lists for the 2023/2024 academic session. The post will be updated the moment any school announces the release of its 2023/2024 admission list.

If your school of choice is not on the list at the moment, you are advised to check regularly to know when it has been added. All applicants are also advised to ensure they check their admission status via JAMB CAPS regularly as many schools may not officially announce the release of their admission list but the lists may have been uploaded on JAMB CAPS. 

Admission Lists: All schools that have released admission lists for 2023/2024 session

To proceed to check the available admission lists for 2023/2024, find below, a list of all schools’ admission lists and click on the link indicating the name of the school. This will grant you access to the guidelines on how to check the school’s admission list.

So far, the universities, polytechnics, and Colleges of education that have released their 2023/2024 Admission lists are listed below;

Universities That Have Released Admission Lists

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Maranatha University admission list, 2023/2024 available

Augustine University admission list, 2023/2024 out

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IAUE admission list, 2023/2024 session out

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First Technical University Admission list, 2023/2024 out

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GOUNI Admission list, 2023/2024 out

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Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare admission list, 2023/2024

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Christopher University admission list, 2023/2024

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Thomas Adewumi University admission list, 2023/2024

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Edwin Clark University admission list, 2023/2024

Ahman Pategi University admission list, 2023/2024

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EBSU Admission List 2023/2024

DELSU UTME admission list for 2023/2024 session

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Covenant University admission list, 2023/2024

Ajayi Crowther University Admission List 2023/2024

Admiralty University of Nigeria admission list, 2023/2024

UMYU UTME admission list, 2023/2024

CRUTECH Admission List, 2023/2024

Dennis Osadebay University admission list, 2023/2024

Bells university Admission List out, 2023/2024

EDSU admission list for 2023/2024 session

KWASU admission list for 2023/2024 session

NDA 75th regular course admission list

Evangel University Admission list, 2023/2024

Polytechnics That Have Released Admission Lists

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Fed Poly Idah ND full-time admission List, 2023/2024

Delta Poly Ogwashiuku  Full-Time ND Admission List, 2023/2024

Fed Poly, Ilaro ND full-time admission list, 2023/2024 out

Fed Poly Bauchi ND admission list, 2023/2024 out

NEKEDEPOLY ND admission list, 2023/2024

Federal Poly Oko ND Admission list, 2023/2024

Ibadan Poly ND admission list, 2023/2024

IMT ND admission list out on Jamb CAPS, 2023/2024

OGITECH  Admission List, 2023/2024

Fed Poly Nasarawa ND Admission List, 2023/2024

Colleges of Education That Have Released Admission List

Federal College Of Education (Special), Oyo admission lists,, 2023/2024

Kwara State COE NCE admission lists, 2023/2024

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EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI RELEASES 2ND BATCH ADMISSION LIST ON JAMB CAPS

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Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki has released the second batch Admission List for the 2023/2024 academic session. This is to inform all candidates yet to be admitted in the 2023/2024 session that they can proceed to check JAMB CAPS if they have been offered admission.

The 2nd batch of the admission list has been made available on the school’s portal. Candidates can access it via the PDF file below;

EBSU 2nd Batch Merit Admission list, 2023/2024
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BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (BMU) RELEASES FIRST BATCH ADMISSION LIST FOR THE 2023/2024 ACADEMIC SESSION

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Bayelsa Medical University has released the first batch Admission List for the 2023/2024 academic session. This is to inform all candidates who participated in the 2023/2024 Post-UTME of the institution that they can proceed to check JAMB CAPS if they have been offered admission and also can check admission status at https://my.bmu.edu.ng/application/login
The admission lists can also be found through the link below: CLICK HERE TO VIEW LISTS Candidates are also to proceed to check their admission on JAMB CAPS and either accept or reject the admission.
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