What Afonja’s rebellion did to Yoruba unity —Alaafin


The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, in this interview by TUNDE BUSARI speaks on the unity of Yoruba people, why they are always in songs, and also on the subject of death in Yoruba world view. Excerpts:


Barely one week after the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi passed on, another illustrious son of Oyo State, indeed, from Ibadan, has also passed on. What does this trend portend?

What does it portend to you too as a journalist? Your answer should be my answer that death is terminal point of all mortals. Neither the Quran nor the Bible has taught us that a creature of God will live eternally. It never happened in the history of humanity. So, I…

Source: Nigerian Tribune