The inauguration of Lekan Salami Sports Complex took place yesterday. It was learnt that Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III and Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji were prevented from entering the stadium according to Punch newspaper.
According to reports, the paramount rulers were at the venue of the inauguration with their aides. They had waited outside the gate for about 30 minutes. But the security operatives insisted that only one aid each would be allowed to follow the traditional rulers into the stadium.
It was learnt that a lot of people were at the entrance of the stadium and they were pushing themselves. This made the paramount traditional rulers to leave the scene in anger because they were not allowed in by the security men.
It was gathered that there was a lot of traffic gridlock around Dugbe and Mokola axis because of the inauguration of the stadium yesterday. A lot of important personalities and some residents of the state also witnessed the event and the maiden matches at the stadium yesterday.