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Aregbesola 'Ooni's last text to me was touching,' Osun State governor says

Though he refused to give out details of the message, the governor broke his silence on the death of the late monarch saying traditional rulers don't die in Yorubaland.

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Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State. play

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State.

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Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has revealed that the last message he got from deceased Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, was so touching.

Read: Traditional council holds secret meeting with Aregbesola

Though he refused to give out details of the message, the governor broke his silence on the death of the late monarch saying traditional rulers don't die in Yorubaland.

 

Aregbesola broke his silence at a Special sitting at the Osun State House of Assembly to mark the 50th birthday of the Speaker of Osun Assembly, Hon. Najeem Salaam, on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

However, the governor disclosed that he discussed the message with the Ife Royal Traditional Council during his meeting with them in Osogbo last week.

The governor also promised to share the content of the message with the people of the state at the right time.

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade was reported to have died in a London hospital with little or no details to the cause given to the public.

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