Osun monarchs protest poor electricity supply
No fewer than 15 traditional rulers from four local government areas of Osun State stormed the office of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company in Osogbo, to protest poor supply of electricity in their domains.
According to a statement made available to our correspondent in Osogbo on Wednesday, the monarchs took the decision following threats of violence from some of their subjects over the epileptic supply of electricity in their communities.
The traditional rulers, who were led by the Olufi of Gbongan, Oba Adetoyese Odugbemi, had Apetumodu of Ipetumodu, Oba James Adegoke, Akire of Ikire, Oba Olatunde Falabi; , Onikoyi of Ikoyi, Oba Yisau Otunla; Olumoro of Moro, Oba Ezekiel Oyeniyi; Salu of Edunabon, Oba Elijah Oyelade; Alayegun of Odeomu, Oba Lamidi Oke, among others.
The traditional rulers were said to have told the IBEDC Regional Technical Manager for Osogbo, Mr. Salami Waheed, who attended to them that they would not leave the office unless they were given an assurance to take to their aggrieved subjects.
Culled from Punch