Sunday, March 26, 2023

Governorship : Oro Festival Won’t Affect Polls- Oba Elegushi

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The traditional ruler of the Ikate-Elegushi Kingdom in Lagos State, Saheed Ademola, on Wednesday said the March 2023 Oro festival would not affect the governorship elections slated to be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023.

The monarch made the clarifications in a text message sent to newsmen in Abuja.

Certain media organisations (Not KOKO) reported that the monarch fixed the traditional rite on Election Day.

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However, speaking with our correspondent through his media aide, Temitope Oyefeso, the monarch said, “The restriction of movement for the Oro rites in Ikate-Elegushi Kingdom, Eti-Osa is from Wednesday to Friday, Election Day is not included.

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“The restriction is from 12 midnight to 5 am on each day, while residents are free to move before and after this time. This clarification is necessary for those peddling falsehood as to the motive for the rites. The peace and progress of our land is the responsibility of all of us and we must be alive to this responsibility.”

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