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A delegation of the Univeristy of Lagos Alumni Association today paid a visit to the Ogbeni Oja-designate, The Olor’ogun Dr. Sonny F. Kuku, OFR, FAS, at the Kuku family house, Ita Ntebo, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.
The delegation which was led by the National Vice President 1, Chief (Dr). Bala Yesufu included former National Financial Secretary, Hon. Gbenga Abdulai, former National Ex Officio member, Prof. Aderonke Lawal-Are and Vice Chairman, Lagos State Branch, Mrs. Folashade Balogun. The delegation also include personnel of the Alumni office; Executive Secretary, Mrs. Yetunde Abatan, Alumni Relations Manager, Otunba Oluwaseun Badejo and Digital Media Officer, Jeremiah Olatinwo.
The visit was part of the rites to be performed before his installation as Ogbeni Oja of Ijebuland – the highest Chieftaincy title in the Ijebu nation.
The delegation was welcomed with pomp and pageantry as they were ushered into the “ite” and received by the Ogbeni Oja-designate.
According to the Ijebu tradition, friends, family, associates are allowed 3 days to pay a courtesy visit to a Chief-designate before he moves to the palace of the Awujale to observe another 3-day rite before Saturday where he will be decorated and conferred with the enviable title.
A congratulatory letter signed by the President (Worldwide), Engr. (Dr) IfeOluwa Oyedele, FNSE, was handed over to the Ogbeni Oja by Chief (Dr) Bala Yesufu.
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