Kingship: Goriola Hassan refuses to honour Ogun Assembly despite arrest threat

Nollywood actor, Goriola Hassan, on Tuesday, again failed to appear before the Ogun State House of Assembly which threaten to arrest him for parading himself as the Oba of Imobi, Ijebu East Local Government Area of the State.

Hassan was said to have contacted the Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo, over his invitation.

The House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs had asked the actor to appear before it on August 17 or risk being arrested after he failed to honor the first invitation over his purported claim to Obaship stool at Imobi-Ijebu, in Ijebu East Local Government Area of the State, which he said had been a subject of controversy.

A group under the aegis of Imobi Descendants’ Union had earlier filed a petition against Hassan at the Assembly.

The sitting had in attendance, traditional rulers like the Onitasin of Itasin, Oba Adenola Adegbesan, the concerned Baales and other community leaders from the area at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

Ajayi, in company of other lawmakers warned that “Hassan should stop parading himself as the Olu of Imobi, in line with the directive of the State government conveyed to him through the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.”

Ajayi echoed that he should come before the Committee on September 2, 2021 by 11am prompt.

She emphasised that “failure of the said Goriola Hassan to honour the Assembly’s invitation, having failed to show up after two earlier invitations, would lead to issuing his warrant of arrest.”

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