As traditional leaders wait for President Bola Tinubu to arrive, there is strict security at the palace of Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland.
The president will meet with the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, at Ijebu-Ode after visiting the Alake and other obas in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State.
460play reporter who was at the Ake palace in Abeokuta noticed a significant number of security personnel.
At the palace’s entrance, heavily armed agents from the Nigerian Army, the Nigerian Police Force, the Department of State Service, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, and other agencies could be seen checking visitors.
Security personnel manned the roads leading to the palace in large numbers, although this had no impact on public transportation.
As of the time this report was filed, our correspondent reported that the Alake and other kings and chiefs were still awaiting the president’s arrival.