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Olowo final burial rites commences Friday


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All roads lead to the ancient town of Owo, Ondo state on Friday for final burial rites of late Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olaterub Olagbegi.

The late Olowo joined his ancestors on April, 16.

There had been visits of “Who is Who’ to Olowo’ s palace from across the country to commiserate with the departed Law teacher who died at 77.

Until his death, he was the chairman Governing Council of the University of Abuja and former chairman, Ondo State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs.

The late Oba Olateru-Olagbegi was the 12th Olowo of Owo.

He ascended the throne in 1999 but was not given the staff of office until 2003 when late Governor Olusegun Agagu did, thereby given full recognition as a traditional ruler.

The funeral rites for the late monarch had commenced since the he joined his ancestors with different traditional events.

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, who is an indigene of Owo will host eminent personalities including traditional rulers and top government officials within and outside the state.

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