Ifa priests hold ritual rites to welcome Oba of Lagos, his staff of office to the palace

Local priests have held ritual rites to welcome the Oba of Lagos, Riliwan Akiolu and his staff of office back to the palace.

The ceremony held on Tuesday at Isale Eko area of Lagos State.

The staff of office serves as a symbol of authority of the monarch.


Information Nigeria recalls that Oba Rilwan Akiolu was forced out of his palace by some hoodlums who carted away his staff of office, royal shoes and other personal effects on Wednesday, October 21.

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

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


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