This Day (Lagos)

Nigeria: Onimole of Lagos Installed

Lagos — The Onimole seat which has been vacant for about 105 years following dispute from some Lagos families has finally found the suitable candidate in Chief Kayode Adesina Onimole 62, a Nigerian railway retiree and a businessman who will today be coronated by the Oba of Lagos, Oba Adeyinka Oyekan.

Chief Onimole, a white cap Chief, was installed last December, having certified all the traditional requirements. He will be coronated to assume the seat of adviser and the Oba's soothsayer/spritualist.

To grace the occassion are important personalities among them the Ogun State governor Olusegun Osoba and his wife Derinsola Osoba who incidentally hails from the Onimole's family.

The Onimole is married to Matilda Kehinde with children .

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2002 This Day. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.