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Obasanjo to Ooni: ‘Dont get involved in politics’

Traditional rulers in Yoruba land have been warned against an open endorsement of any political office seeker.

The warning came through former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who further insisted that their role should end in offering prayers for whoever visit them to discuss politics.

Obasanjo particularly charged the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, not to direct Yoruba people to support any aspirant for political position, because the race was not known for following a single political party.

Speaking at the palace of Ooni in Ile-Ife, where he joined dignitaries that include, former Oyo State governor, Rasidi Ladoja, to witness the installation of the Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Dr Nterenya Sanginga and his wife, Charlotte Kurara, as Aare and Yeye Afurugbin Ola of the source.

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