Ritual rites held to welcome Oba of Lagos, staff of office to the palace

Ritual rites held to welcome Oba of Lagos, staff of office to the palace

- Ritual rites have been held to welcome Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos and his staff of office back to the palace

- Oba Akiolu's symbol of authority was recently stolen when the monarch was forced out of his palace by some hoodlums

- A lot of people condemned the sacrilege that was committed in the monarch's palace by the hoodlums

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Following the Oba of Lagos staff that was recently found, ritual rites have taken place at Isale Eko to welcome the monarch and the symbol of authority back to the palace.

Recall that Oba Rilwan Akiolu was forced out of his palace by some hoodlums who carted away his staff of office on Wednesday, October 21.

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In a video shared on Instagram by Media Gist, a lot of traditionalists could be seen gracing the occasion.

In the last few weeks, Nigeria has been enmeshed in a series of crises after the EndSARS protest against police brutality was hijacked by thugs.

Ritual rites held to welcome Oba of Lagos, staff of office to the palace
Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos was chased out of Lagos by hoodlums who carted away his staff of office. Photo credit: The Guardian Nigeria
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A lot of properties were destroyed across the country and Lagos state alone was said to have lost N1 trillion worth of properties to destruction by hoodlums.

According to report, the monarch will be returning to the palace on Wednesday, October 28.

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Legit.ng previously reported that apex socio-political group in the southeast, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, condemned the hoodlums' attack on the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu.

In a statement on Sunday, October 25, signed by the body's national deputy president, Kingsley Dozie and national publicity secretary, Osmond Nkeoma, Ohanaeze described the attack as unfortunate and regrettable.

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Part of the statement read:

"We equally condemn the attacks of hoodlums on the palace of Oba of Lagos, taking away his staff of office and leaving behind them flames of fire on the palace."

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