following the unfortunate incident of Akesan fire inferno in Oyo town, His Imperial Majesty, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, has suspended the scheduled chieftaincy installation of Fuji icon, King Wasiu Ayinde popularly known as K1 as the new Mayegun of Yorubaland.
According to palace source, this decision was in line with the spirit of empathy and solidarity with the Akesan Market Fire victims.
The installation of the Fuji icon, Wasiu Ayinde as the Mayegun of Yorubaland, which was earlier billed for Monday, 13th January, 2020, has been temporarily suspended.
“What befell the people of Oyo, in terms of losses and ruins, is unquantifiable and heart-wrenching.
“The institution of the Alaafin of Oyo respects the mood of the masses. We cannot be celebrating while our people are groaning in pains in utter agony”, Prince Adeyemi Akeem added.