The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has suspended Chief Ramon Adedoyin, as the Maye of Ife, for allegedly releasing an ewi ( poetry) composed to deride the stool of the Ooni.
the Chiefs also said that they had started the process of removing the Oloyere of Oyere, Oba Adeoye Adefarakan, who they accused of conniving with Adedoyin to tarnish the image of Oba Ogunwusi.
Adedoyin is the founder of the Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu and he was conferred with the chieftaincy title by Ooni Ogunwusi’s predecessor, Oba Okunade Sijuwade.
The Royal Traditional Council of the Source announced the suspension of Adedoyin at a press conference in Ile Ife on Tuesday.
They also said the Oloyere of Oyere, Oba Adeoye Adefarakan, was one of the people being allegedly used by the founder of Oduduwa University to deride and defame the exalted stool.
The address of the Council was read by the Secretary to the Ife Traditional Council, Chief Adetoye Odewole.
They said the ewi which was titled Oba Awakusa was sent into Nigeria discreetly from the United Kingdom and was now circulating within and outside the country.