Ooni’s Recent Pronouncement on Aje in Ile-Ife: Oyeyemi’s Remarks are Outrageous.

Remarks about Ooni Ogunwusi’s efforts at promoting Yoruba culture, Yoruba history, Yoruba nation and the Yoruba diaspora against the odds of the complex realities of our nation-state, Nigeria, abound. They range from applause for the awesome zeal with which the Ooni has been pursuing this laudable agenda to pedestrian illogical idle chattering. Unfortunately, included in the range of such remarks are tantrums from individuals who are supposed to demonstrate that they are highly cultured. Chief Oyeyemi’s recent outrageous remarks about Ooni’s purported establishment of a linkage between Ile-Ife and the…

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