Monarchs, academics, culture enthusiasts across the world salute the late Alaafin at CBCIU event


MAY 24, 2022 was a day to celebrate the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, who joined his ancestors on April 22, and royal fathers, especially those from the Yoruba-speaking states, academics, culture enthusiasts, among others, took turns to heap eulogies on the traditional ruler popularly known as Iku Baba Yeye.

The event, which held at the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU), Osogbo, Osun State, saw speaker after speaker praise Oba Adeyemi’s efforts at projecting the Yoruba culture across the globe.

Among the royal fathers in attendance were the Orangun of Oke-Ila, Oba Adedokun Abolarin; the Timi of Ede, Oba Muniru Adesola Lawal and the Eburu…

Source: Nigerian Tribune