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Ekiti community to close roads Thursday for burial of late monarch

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The Ijan-Ekiti group in Gbonyin Native Authorities Space of Ekiti State on Tuesday introduced restriction of vehicular motion throughout the group between midday and 12.45 pm on Thursday, September 23.

The group made the announcement in an announcement collectively signed by Chief J. O. Dada, the Olufon of Ijan-Ekiti; Chief S.O Kehinde, the Oshodi of Ijan-Ekiti; and Chief M.O Fabamise, the Oniyare of Ijan-Ekiti; on behalf of Ijan-Ekiti-In-Council.

In keeping with the assertion, the restriction is to allow the conclusion of burial rites of the standard ruler of the group, Oba Samuel Fadahunsi, who joined his ancestors on September 17 having dominated since September 22, 2002.

The assertion stated the restriction and burial rites have been in success of the customs and traditions of the folks of Ijan-Ekiti.

It regretted any inconvenience the restriction would possibly trigger to most people, particularly to street customers.

Oba Fadahunsi obtained his workers of workplace in April 2003.

He succeeded Oba Adeyemo Obarinde who handed on in February 2000, after 48 years on the throne.

Following the passage of Oba Fadahunsi, conventional rites started instantly locally.

Bushes within the quarters of Oba Fadahunsi have been lower symbolically indicating the passage of the Oba. (NAN)

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