The Ijebus Are Not Descendants Of Oduduwa

Oba Sikiru Adetona Says Ijebus Are Not Oduduwa Children. The ljebus, a major ethnic group occupying almost half of Ogun State, are not descendants of Oduduwa, according to the Oba Sikiru Adetona Awujale of Ijebuland. In an interview with the Sunday Concord in 1981, the Awujale of Ijebuland raised the issue that, their ancestor is Olu-lwa. In the past couple of years, there had been claims and counter-claims in favour of both Alaafin of Oyo and Ooni of Ife as the head of all Obas in Yorubaland. To substantiate his…

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60 YEARS CORONATION ANNIVERSARY OF AWUJALE OF IJEBULAND POSTPONED; LONG LIVE THE KING

KOSI IGBA T’A D’ASO,T’A O RI ARA LO O – Oloye Lekan Alabi, Ekefa Olubadan. The Paramount Ruler and Awujale of Ijebuland, Ogun State of Nigeria,  Alayeluwa Oba (Dr.)Sikiru Kayode Adetona,CFR,Ogbagba 11,was crowned and presented with his Staff of Office, by the then Premier of the now-defunct Western Region of Nigeria,the late Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola GCON,in Ijebu Ode,on 2nd April,1960. Come 2nd April 2020, Kabiyesi Oba Adetona will be 60 years old on the exalted throne of his royal ancestors. Long live the King (Amen). Quite expectedly, the planning…

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