There was tension on Wednesday evening in Ikirun, headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State as some youth protested alleged move by the state government to announce a new Akinrun of Ikirun.
It was gathered that Prince Yinusa Olalekan Akadiri has allegedly been penned down by the state government to be announced as the Akinrun. The youth, it was reported, had set up bonfires at the popular Oja-Oba/Palace Market road as a means of venting their anger against the alleged government move.
They alleged that the Osun state government was set to announce Akadiri as the Akinrun on Thursday. When the alleged news broke in the town, local security operatives, Osun Amotekun and members of the hunters were seen stationed at the Akinrun Palace.
It was gathered that some of the protesters were arrested for causing unrest in the community while some sustained various degrees of inj¥ries. However, as at the time of this report, Prince Yinusa Olalekan Akadiri, has now been crowned the Akinrun of Ikirun.