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Lagos@50: Ooni of Ife to deliver lecture on Saturday

Lagos@50: Ooni of Ife to deliver lecture on Saturday

On Saturday 20th August 2016, there will be a THIRD COLLOQUIUM of the LAGOS@50 celebrations themed “Tourism Potential in Yorubaland: Landmarks, Culture & History” by His Imperial Majesty OBA ADEYEYE ENITAN OGUNWUSI, Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife .

The lecture will be followed by the screening of EKO: IWURE OLOFIN (THE BLESSING OF OLOFIN)

EKO: IWURE OLOFIN (The Blessing of OLOFIN) captures the life and times of OLOFIN, the founder of Lagos. It is the first of a trilogy comprising — “EKO: The Reign of the OBAS” (on the life and times of all Lagos Obas); and, “EKO: Governments in POWER.” It narrates how a brave Ile-Ife Prince left his ancestral home in pursuit of fame, honour and glory as was the common practice then.

The event will take place at Agip hall, Muson Centre Victoria Island, Lagos by 10am.

The Lagos@50 celebration is chaired by Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka.

 

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