’30 Alaafin aspirants screened so far’

The ongoing screening of contestants to the Alaafin’s stool enters its fourth day today with 30 aspirants attended to.

The Tabloid.net gathered that the atmosphere at the venue remains peaceful while operatives of the Amotekun and the Police from the Atiba Divisional Headquarters keep an eagle eye on the space.

Conducted by all members of the Oyo Traditional Council ( Oyo Mesi) led by its Chairman and the Basorun of Oyo, High Chief Yussuf Akinade Ayoola Layinka 1, the exercise, commencing at 10 am, is observed by officials of the Atiba Local Government led by Chairperson, Alhaja Kafilat Mojisola Olakojo.

The contestants, who arrived one after the other, were accompanied by their relations and interacting freely and embracing one another, expressing satisfaction at the exercise.

Director, Media and Publicity to the Alaafin, Mr Bode Durojaiye confirmed the development and added, “the first part of the screening exercise will end today, 8th of September, 2022.”

Durojaiye further said there won’t be screening on Friday because of the Jumat prayer.

“The second and the last part will commence on Monday, 12th till Thursday, 15th 2022,” he assured.

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