The process for the selection of new Ooni of Ife may have commenced.
It was gathered that the Osun State government was set to formally write the Giesi Ruling House to present candidates for the stool recently vacated by the late Oba Okunade Sijuwade, the Olubuse II.
Sijuwade joined his ancestors on July 28, 2015 at the Saint Mary Hospital, United Kingdom after a brief illness.
Informed sources said that a crucial meeting was held last Friday at the Oke-Fia Government House, Osogbo, with Ife kingmakers in attendance.
The source, who preferred not to be named, further revealed that the kingmakers and government officials at the meeting resolved to formally write the Giesi Ruling House to present candidates.
It was also gathered that the state government further resolved not to entertain or consider candidates from other ruling houses.