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Osinbajo, Akeredolu, Ooni for Olowo of Owo’s final burial on May 17



Last entombment rituals of the late Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade, Olateru Olagbegi, hang on Friday, May 17, 2019, in Owo, the central command of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The late ruler who passed on a month ago was until his demise, the Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Abuja and previous executive, Ondo State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs.

The Oba Olagbegi who kicked the bucket at 77 years old was the twelfth Olowo of Owo.

He climbed unto the position of authority in 1999 however was not given a staff of office until 2003 when late Governor Olusegun Agagu exhibited it to him, in this way giving him the full acknowledgment of a customary ruler.

The memorial service rituals for the late ruler had initiated since he united his predecessors with various conventional occasions which will peak today with an extraordinary Thanksgiving program at the royal residence square in Owo.

VP, Yemi Osinbajo is among dignitaries expected to effortlessness the event, while the Ooni of Ife, Oba Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja is relied upon to lead other customary rulers from the nation over to the occasion.

Ondo State representative, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu who is an indigene of Owo, is the main host at the function, while governors of different states in the South West locale are additionally expected to beauty the service.

It was assembled that courses of action have been closed by the state government and Owo people group to give the late ruler a befitting burial service program.


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