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No Drums As Oba Rilwan Akiolu Celebrates



Oba Akiolu

Rolling out the drums for a celebration is synonymous with people who love the good things of life.


In Lagos State, ask of a man who loves to enjoy himself and the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu would likely be mentioned.


Hardly does a memorable event passes the man by without a colourful celebration.


However, he changed the status quo when he turned 75th years old on Monday, October 29.


Those who had expected a carnival-like celebration synonymous with the man were surprised to learn about his decision to opt for a very low-key affair.


What informed his decision to deviate from the status quo is still being questioned.





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