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Display Of Culture At “The Dancing Steps Of Olubadan”

It was a gathering of display of culture and tradition at the celebration of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Lekan Balogun held at the University of Ibadan

The event organized by the Yoruba World Center on behalf of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, was also to celebrate the 100 days of Oba Balogun on the throne.

It had in attendance traditional rulers, custodians of culture, and theater art practitioners.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the event called on traditional rulers in the country to continue to play a vital role in securing their communities and domains.

Vice President Osinbajo, represented by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Niyi Akintola, said the roles of traditional rulers in the security of lives and property could not be overemphasized, hence the need for them to live up to expectations especially at a time the nation is bedevilled with security challenges.

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He also implored traditional rulers in Yorubaland to always enlighten their people in order not to allow any act cause division among the race.

Professor Osinbajo heaped praises on the Olubadan of Ibadanland for his fatherly role which had come to bear within his first 100 days on the throne.

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He equally commended the organizer of the event, noting that such occasion was crucial to preserving the Yoruba Culture.

In a remark, chairman on the occasion, Ọtun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, who was represented by the APC Candidate for Oyo South Senatorial District, Alhaji Sharafadeen Allí, urged the Yorubas not to allow anything, especially politics bring disunity among them.

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Convener of the event and Publisher of Alaroye newspaper, Mr Alao Adedayo said the ceremony was organized to promote and showcase the rich culture of Yoruba to the world

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