The Ogun State High Court Sitting in Ota, Ogun State has ruled that the appointment of Nurudeen Adeniran Eegunsola as traditional ruler of Ajuwon is in order.
Justice N. I Agbelu while delivering his ruling said the case lack merit and therefore struck it out.
Justice Agbelu held that the claimant had the right of complain but the case lack any substantive evidence against the defendant.
He maintained that the case is not competent and could not be entertained by the court.
According to him, “the court has hard the argument from both parties, that is the claimant and defendant, the court therefore ruled that the case lack substantial evidence against the defendant and the case is hereby struck out”
The court upheld the appointment of the defendant Nurudeen Adeniran Eegunsola as the substantive paramount ruler of Ajuwon town.
Meanwhile, the traditional ruler of Ajuwonland Oba Nurudeen Eegunsola has called on residents of the community to join hand with him for rapid development.
Eegunsola appealed to the opposition to embrace peace and forget going to court to challenge his candidature, saying that peace between the two parties was necessary as a way forward for development.
“I want to mutual relationship between us. When I was appointed in 2011, I appealed to them that they should join hands together with him to move the community forward but they chose to go to court. If they are ready to work with me they are welcome”
Oba Eegunsola was appointed in May 11, 2011 as Baale of Ajuwon by Alake of Egbaland, HRM Oba Micheal Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, and was upgraded to Obaship status by Ogun State Government.