Islamic title: S’West Imams tackle Oluwo, petition DSS, report to Oyetola
The leadership of League of Imams and Alfas in South West, Edo and Delta told Osun Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, to stop plans by the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, to appoint Grant Mufti of Yorubaland.
The group, led by the Chief Imam of Ekiti State, Alhaji Jamiu Kewulere, during a visit to Oyetola at the government House, Osogbo, accused Oba Akanbi of plan to install Sheik Daud Molaasan as the Grand Mufti of Yorubaland.
In a letter containing its demand, written by its counsel, K. Odedeji, presented to the Governor, the State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode; the State Director of Department of State security, the group also stated that the post f grand mufti was meant for respected Islamic scholars that must be appointed by Imams and Alfas.
“It is against the above background, we hereby have our client’s instruction to call your attention to this bizzarre action of Oluwo of Iwo ad stop same before it snowballs into intra-cities religious breach of peace”.
Responding, Oyetola promised to look into the issue.