There may be the preferred African proverb that claims that once brothers combat to loss of life, a stranger inherits their assets. This robust axiom may perfect illustrate what would possibly most likely be taking place to one among Lagos’ fashionable households: Abiodun-Oniru siblings.
For a while now, the tale of the 3 sons of past due Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru, the speedy previous Oniru of Iruland, an upscale neighborhood in Lagos State —Adesegun, Tijani and Demola— has been one of the crucial most-talked about via many within the state.
The fourth is Olumide, quiet but additionally a artful taking a look dude like his older siblings. Simply because the gist round them features traction at the conventional media, they’re additionally a staple on social media.
The conversations across the Oniru brothers was a question of public passion quickly after their monarch father joined his ancestors in September 2019.
Highlight accrued that in a while after the passing of the past due Oba Oniru, some form of hushed smouldering ‘conflict’ ensued some of the 3 brothers over who would have emerged the successor to the throne. Adesegun, a former Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Construction, is the primary son of the past due monarch. He’s relatively wealthy and in addition just about the seat of energy within the state. His speedy more youthful brother, Tijani, alternatively, was once additionally highly regarded and well-loaded.
Apart from being the Oluwo Ejiwe of Iruland, (the agbo elegba identify) he was once very just about the opposite White Cap chiefs in addition to different indigenes of the neighborhood. He’s described as an ideal benefactor to many within the house.
The 3rd Oniru brother, Ademola, who relocated from the USA some few years in the past to control popularly Oniru Seaside, was once additionally stated to have made subterranean strikes to grasp his goals of succeeding their father.
It was once accrued that the silent fight for the throne was once so intense that once Adesegun, who was once then the Aremo of Iruland, was once picked via the Akiogun department of Iru royal circle of relatives as their candidate to fill the then vacant stool, Tijani and Ademola have been allegedly no longer glad for his or her elder brother’s selection. Now not even the intervention in their respective circle of relatives heads may cause them to shut ranks.
Alternatively, their particular person ambitions have been stated to have resulted in a sequence of intrigues, horse-trading and backbiting that later exploded of their faces as all of them misplaced out utterly within the bid to ascend the throne.
A supply published that their incapacity to shape a united entrance in opposition to their warring parties, however blinded via their particular person ambition cleared the path for the emergence of ex-cop and previous Lagos Commissioner, Oba Omogbolahan Abdulwasiu Lawal —from Abisogun department of Iru Royal Circle of relatives—whom many by no means thought to be a best choice for the throne. As a result, the trio has been reportedly silently licking their wounds and at the moment are compelled to undergo the brunt of new adjustments within the management of the wealthy neighborhood.
Given the elitist nature of the dominion as an higher crust neighborhood comprising Iru and Victoria Island —a chief actual property area in Lagos State, assets stated it’s comprehensible why the Oniru Brothers have been desperately scheming to be triumphant their deceased father.
However like they used to mention, other folks combat realities in numerous tactics however for Adesegun, the eldest of the Oniru brothers, it sounds as if the truth is simply settling in that no longer simplest is he now not the Aremo to the throne, however he isn’t the person selected for the throne.
A supply advised Highlight that all the way through the reign in their father, Adesegun and his siblings and their buddies lived like kings. They lived existence to the very hilt, a lifetime of opulence and royalty, with undisguised disdain for the indigenes and citizens of the dominion.
Even the opposite princes and princesses of the opposite royal households have been observed as lesser beings to the little children of the then reigning king, this actual belief of the opposite princes would possibly simply be the explanation Tijani Oniru may elevate his fingers to slap Prince Murisiku Ajasa, a fellow prince of the Kingdom on professional tasks from the palace closing weekend.
The unlucky face-off between Prince Murisiku and Prince Tijani in the end resulted in the invasion of the Oniru Palace on Sunday, July five within the corporate of a few policemen. It is very important be aware that the face-off between Tijani Oniru and a few individuals of the enumeration committee led via Prince Murisiku at the accountability of enumerating the valuables of the dominion at the instruction of the brand new Oniru, Oba Lawal has been described as over the top energy taken too some distance.
Palace supply stated there are not any malevolent intentions to the continuing enumeration workout being performed via the brand new Oniru because it’s for the advantage of the entire 3 branches of the royal households —the Akiogun, Abisogun and Ogunyemi households. Thus the sons of the previous Oniru were enjoined to accord the brand new custodian in their heritage the deserved recognize and to behavior themselves in manners consis