Left: The Professorial Chair, Prof. Ayodele Olukotun, The Awujale of Ijebu Land, Oba (Dr.) S.K. Adetona and his Olori, The Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Professorial Chair, Mr. Tunji Ayanlaja, SAN in a group photgraph at the 2018 Lecture.
Foundation-Laying Ceremony of Oba Sikiru Adetona (Awujale of Ijebu Land)
About Professorial Chair
Professorial Chair in Governance in the Department of Political Science at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State … Read More
Initiate and execute researches that have the capacity of proffering solution to contemporary challenges and issues of governance at the local and global levels …See More
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About HRM. Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona (Ogbagba II)
Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona (born 10 May 1934) is the Awujale of the Ijebu Kingdom, a traditional state in Nigeria. He was installed as the king in 1960, making him one of the longest reigning monarchs in Nigeria. His father was Prince Rufai Adetona and mother, Alhaja Ajibabi Adetona (née Onashile). As king, he represents the Anikilaya ruling family. Young Prince Adetona, variously attended Baptist School, Ereko, Ijebu Ode; Ogbere United Primary School, Oke Agbo, Ijebu Igbo; and Ansar-Ud-Deen School, Ijebu Ode between 1943 and 1950. For his secondary education, he attended Olu-Iwa (now Adeola Odutola) College, Ijebu Ode from 1951 to 1956. Between 1957 and 1958 he took up an appointment with the then Audit Department of the Western Region, Ibadan. The prince resigned his appointment in 1958 to pursue further studies in accountancy in the United Kingdom, which was the colonial ruler of Nigeria LEARN MOREHIS BIOGRAPHY
LECTURE DELIVERED BY
Professor Toyin Falola
Toyin Falola, Ph.D., is the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and most recently the Kluge Chair of the Countries and Culture of the South, the Library of Congress in Washington DC. He is a celebrated author, editor, writer, poet, academic leader, organizer, teacher, Pan-Africanist, and a visionary of extraordinary grace, talent and accomplishments.