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Oba Fredrick Akinruntan Makes History With Turf Club Federal Tournament




The biography of Oba Fredrick Akinruntan, the Olugbo of Ugbo would hardly be complete without a mention of his very unique lifestyle.

Once a shrewd businessman, the man has had his fair share of controversies.

To date, his haggling with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi over the true history of Moremi Ajaasoro remains legendary.

Asides from this, there have also been speculations about unpalatable developments between him and his subjects in Ugbo.

However, nothing lasts forever, as the recent tales emanating about the Olugbo of Ugbo are indeed encouraging.

Unlike in the past, these days, Oba Akinruntan is tilting towards issues such as unity, maintaining peace, and national stability.

Expected to host the second edition of the Turf Club Federal Tournament, Mixed Grill was informed that the National Horse Racing Derby will for the first time see horse lovers, jockeys owners, and sports enthusiasts visiting Ugbo kingdom.

When this does happen, all credit will go to the Olugbo of Ugbo, Oba Akinruntan.

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