Why Odunlade Adekola Cannot Be Our Next King – Otun Ekiti Kingmakers

The kingmakers in Ogun in EKiti State has thrown a vital light why the Popular Actor Odunlade Adekola cannot be the next king in Otun.

The kingmakers disclosed that although the  actor who is university of Lagos graduate Odunlade Adekola is from one the royal families but it is not their turn

The social media was whitewashed from the story of Odunlade Adekola being become the next king of Otun to several congratulations messages and some yet contrary opinions.

According to the kingmakers, “Odunlade who is a well worthy prince of the Adekola family, one of the multiple ruling houses of the Otun town was rumored to be one of the contenders for vacant throne of the King of Otun.

“The family of Odunlade Adekola is not due to produce the next king as it isn’t their turn yet.

It was gathered from the statement that of an indigene of the town that they are five ruling families in the Otun town and they take turn at the succession of the throne. He further added that not too long ago, the Lineage of the actor produced a king and the other ruling houses haven’t been circulated but if the actor is interested in the seat, he can make a play for it, he is in a good position to as the current governor of the state, Governor Kayode Fayemi has a personal liking for him.

He added that the race for the kingship is on and all five families are making a play for the throne at the moment.

A contrary opinion was offered by another source who is a prince of the Town but also chose anonymity. He said Odunlade Adekola actually showed significant interest in the throne but he was rejected the opportunity.

He debunked the rumors that Odunlade was going to be the next king of the Otun Town as it wasn’t his family’s turn for the throne.

Amidst all these media fracas, The comedic actor hasn’t put out any statement or granted any interview to confirm or deny all the allegations flying around.


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