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Intensify Your Support To Yoruba Traditional Rulers For Cultural Preservation – Akerele Urges Govt



Chief Teslim Raji, a.k.a. Akerele and his wife

Governments at all level have been enjoined to always demonstrate their support to every traditional rulers in Yoruba land as they are promoting the culture and tradition in their various domain.

The Obalokun of Osun State, Chief Teslim Raji, a.k.a. Akerele gave this advice on Saturday in his congratulatory message to the Olukoyi of Ikoyi land, Oba Yisau Bantale Otunla, Kodaolu 1 as he celebrates this year Osun-Ikoyi annual festival.

Akerele who wished the Olukoyi well as he continue to remember his fore fathers said, government’s support towards the promotion of Yoruba culture and tradition by the traditional rulers cannot be over emphasised saying government must see it as their role and responsibility to demonstrate their unflinching support to uplift the entire Yoruba race culturally and traditionally.

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According to the Obalokun, “myself and my family congratulates my father the Olukoyi of Ikoyi land, Oba Yisau Bantale Otunla, Kodaolu 1 on this year celebration of Osun-Ikoyi festival which has started since yesterday (Friday) with Ifa night.

” I also felicitates with the Olukoyi in Council, the Chairman, Isokan South Local Council Development Area of the state, Prince Wasiu Oyetunji Oyelami as well as the entire residents of Ikoyi land for witnessing this year celebration of Osun-Ikoyi festival “.

Akerele, however admonished residents of the ancient community to continue to celebrates the festival with crisis free, ” let us all be law abiding and always be in peace during and after the ongoing festival “

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