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General News of Wednesday, 15 November 2023


Governor Adeleke ignores Ooni of Ife’s handshake? Here's what we know

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and Governor Ademola Adeleke Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and Governor Ademola Adeleke

A confusing scenario transpired lately in what seems to be a controversy between Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State and the Supreme traditional ruler of the state and arguably Yoruba race, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife.

In a viral video that made the rounds on social media some 24 hours ago, both men were seen to have been present at the same public event.

A short part of the viral clip captured a scenario where Governor Adeleke and Oba Ogunwusi crossed paths, and the monarch stretched his hands for a handshake but got snubbed by the Osun governor. This scenario sparked a series of controversial comments on social media over the governor's behaviour.

However, some netizens reacted quickly and came to the governor's aid with the entire clip and other footage of their meeting at the event.

One of the clips showed both men in a cheerful mood, with their faces laced with laughter at the event arena.