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Ekiti Monarch Arraigned For Murder, Remanded In Prison Custody

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The Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, was on Wednesday remanded by an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged murder.

The Monarch was arraigned, with five others, in connection with violence which erupted shortly after the he inaugurated his hotel located in Gbemisola area of the town on Friday.

Report indicates that suspected thugs vandalized the hotel over a statement made by Obasoyin which they believed was against the interest of a governorship aspirant who hails from the town.

Responding, loyalists to the Monarch allegedly launched a reprisal attack on those identified as the perpetrators on Monday and killed one Kolade Adefemi during the fracas.

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