2 March 2002

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 .

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