Baale Of Shangisha Suspended For Faking Kidnap

Baale of Shangisha in Magodo, Chief Yusuf Ogundare has been suspended by Lagos State government for faking his kidnap.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday approved the immediate suspension of the monarch as he was paraded alongside his brother by the police.
According to the reports, Ogundare had claimed that he was kidnapped along the centre for Management Development (CMD) Road in Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the State on July 5, 2017.
The embattled Baale’s suspension was conveyed in a memo with reference number OLGAS.83/S./Vol.1 dated July 13, 2017, addressed to the Sole Administrator of Ikosi-Isheri LCDA.
Signed by Folami, the memo stated that Ambode has directed that Ogundare stop parading himself as the Baale of the community until further notice.
“I am directed to convey the approval of His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of the suspension of Chief Yusuf Ogundare, Baale of Shangisha with immediate effect in accordance with Section 38 subsection 1 of the Obas and Chiefs Laws of Lagos State which states that the Governor may suspend or depose any Oba or chief whether appointed or after commencement of this law, if he is satisfied that such suspension of disposition is required according to customary law or is necessary in the interest of peace and good government.
“You are to communicate the decision to the chieftain to stop parading himself as Baale of Shangisha with immediate effect,” the memo read.

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