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Final Burial Rites of Ooni of Ife Reportedly Stalled as ‘Abobaku’ Flees

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According to several reports floating around the Internet and social media, the final burial rites for the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuwade has been stalled, as the ‘abobaku’ is currently on the run.

In Yoruba tradition, the ‘abobaku’ is someone who is chosen to be buried with the king, as according to customs, an Oba is never buried alone.


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Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.NG). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay Nigeria.

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