Chief Parading Himself As King Penalised In Ilorin High Court

Chief Sunday Ayantola who has been parading himself as the king of Ayedun in the Ekiti Local Government Area of the state has been penalised by the Kwara State High Court Sitting in Ilorin.

He was dragged to court by the state government following complaints from members of the community.

He was charged to court by the government for parading himself as a king without being recognised or appointed “contrary to Section 16 (2) of the Kwara State Chieftaincy Law and Section 158 of the Penal Code” and punishable under law.

Justice Taoheed Umar, on Wednesday, sentenced him to one year non-custodian imprisonment and was also ordered to sign an undertaking that compels him to ensure peace and orderliness in the community.

In addition to his sentence,every first Monday of each month for a whole year he is to report himself to Ilorin police station.


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