With the Oyo Mesi in Oyo today.

With the Oyo Mesi in Oyo today.

According to Wikipedia “The Oyo Mesi is the privy council of Oyo, a Yoruba traditional state in Southwestern Nigeria. It dates to the medieval period, when it served as the government of a powerful pre-colonial state that was known as the Oyo empire.”

Was with Kabiyesi the Alaafin of Oyo today. He took me to a very very private and inner recess of the palace  where he said his forefathers use to have dialogue with important emissaries. We  had a one hour heart to heart discussion and I was satisfied about his role as father of all and his commitment to the progress of Yoruba and the unity of Nigeria. k’ade pe lori, k’bata pele se. Irukere a dokini. Atanda, wa gbo ,wa to.  The dream will become a reality  in your lifetime Kabiyesi  and in my own too. 

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