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Friday, February 19, 2016

Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria hosted Ooni of Ife



The Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria hosted the Ooni of Ife to dinner and cultural entertainment in Abuja last night.
The Ambassador told Ooni and the crowd that his residence is the Ooni's palace in Abuja and the Ooni is welcome there any day. Many Cubans are considered Yorubas who were taken away to the South American country as slaves and there has been cultural affinity between the Yorubas and the Cubans.

At yesterday's function were Prof Wole Soyinka, many Senators including Senators Oluremi Tinubu, Ajayi Borrofice, Babajide Omoworare.

There are many diplomats as well as cultural aficionados, government officials, business men and women, Obas from The State of Osun were also present and Chief Alex Duduyemi acted as the father of the day.

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