Why suspending a man who was never a king in the true cultural sense of it? Anyway, it’s good riddance to bad rubbish at least.
Akanbi should have been ordered back to Ipebi (royal seclusion) for 6 months remedial in Oyo or Ile Ife on cultural behaviour and aura expected of an Oba. May be after the tutorial, he would then know that there is a difference between a king and a crown because the crown does not necessarily make a king. If not, Kanran, Dele Odule, Yemi Sodimu and other nollywood kings would have still remained kings after performance.
But the truth must be told, Akanbi’s unroyal miasma is symptomatic of the decadent of obaship institution in Yoruba nation. Yoruba palaces have been invaded by many drug addicts, 419, yahoo yahoo, violent Omo onile (land grabbers) political thugs, credit cards fraudsters, ritualists, and other social miscreants plying their illicit trades here or abroad.
These calamities befall Yoruba cultural values and tradition because governors and political godfathers now unleash these royal miscreants on their people to hold forth as their political royal touts for electoral purposes.
This is the tragic reality of Yoruba Obas selection and imposition now. So, blame not Orunmila Baba Ifa.
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