There was a mild drama at the Soun of Ogbomoso’s Palace, on Thursday, as a young man suspected to be under the control of hard drugs broke into the palace and destroyed properties.
The man also injured a palace chief, the Aromole of Ogbomoso land.
Toyin Ajamu, palace secretary, confirmed the news in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday.
Ajamu, however, said the man didn’t steal any crown adding that there was no crown at the palace.
He added that the man destroyed the main entrance and exit doors leading to the administrative office from the palace.
Part of the statement read;
“Our attention has just been drawn to news circulating on the social media about a man who is suspected to behave under the influence of Hard Drugs by destroying properties that worth million of naira at Ogbomoso Palace.
“The message is sent to debunk the rumors on the Media that the man came to steal crowns at the palace.
“To put the record straight, there was no crownnat the palace as the seat of Soun of Ogbomosoland is presently vacant with no crown and nothing whatsoever is being stolen except that he destroyed main Entrance Aluminum Sliding doors and Exit door leading to Soun Administrative office from the Palace.
“He also injured one of the Palace Chief: Aremole of Ogbomosoland.
“Members of the public are hereby advised to ignore the rumors peddling around that he was at the palace to steal crowns or any property and those circulating such news should desist from doing so.”