The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has urged traditional rulers in Yorubaland to cease their membership from secret societies.

The Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun state, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi has stopped rain from falling in the community he leads.

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Concise News understands that Oba Akanbi had stopped the rain at the 2019 Egungun festival.

The king, in a video shared on his Instagram handle commanded the rain to stop and start at night, as he sent it out to four communities in the South-West region of Nigeria.

In the video on his Instagram handle, the Oluwo wrote “With the power of the Most High God…. the heavy rain that wants to disturb the day was stopped !! Ashe Oba Kan soso tounje kabio kosi and all the glory and praise to God Almighty the owner and maker of heaven and earth and all therein.”

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Oluwo and Controversies

The Oluwo of Iwo was recently in the news after declaring himself the emir of Yorubaland and started dressing as one. He later urged all traditional rulers in Yorubaland to cease their membership of secret societies; warning that he will expose the non-repentant among them.

These two among many other controversial actions by the Oluwo generated a lot of rift between the the young monarch and many leading royal families in Yoruba land.