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Okun Traditional Rulers to Honour Tinubu’s Daughter as Aare Oja of Okunland

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The Okun Area Traditional Council is to confer the traditional title of Aare Oja of Okunland on the Iyaloja General of Nigeria, Chief (Mrs.) Afolasade Mujidat Tinubu-Ojo.

A statement from the palace of the Obaro of Kabba and Chairman, Okun Area Traditional Council, Oba (Dr) Solomon Dele Owoniyi, which made this known said the event would hold in the royal court of Kabba on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at 2pm.

Traditional rulers from all the local government areas in Okunland will be joined at the ceremony by leaders of Okun people, market leaders across the area and the representatives of civil society organizations.

The statement said the title would be conferred on Chief (Mrs.) Tinubu-Ojo in recognition of her achievements as the nation’s foremost market leader as well as in appreciation of her efforts at improving the lot of women in Lagos.

It explained that the conferment was expected to cement the existing  relations among the Okun people of Kogi State and their counterparts in Lagos State.

Chief (Mrs.) Tinubu-Ojo, the daughter of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu succeeded her late grandmother, Alhaja Abibatu Mogaji as Iyaloja-General when the latter died in 2013.

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