NEW SEKUMADE OF IPAKODO, OBA ENGR BASHIR AREMU SHOTONWA MAKES HISTORIC JOURNEY TO IPEBI

After about two weeks since he was presented with the instruments of office, by the Lagos state government, represented by Hon Muslim Folami, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs, the new Sekumade of Ipakodo, Oba Engr Bashir Aremu Shotonwa has finally proceeded to Ipebi, for a compulsory private seclusion and traditional rites that will precede his coronation as the Sekumade of Ipakodo.

Indication that the new monarch will soon enter Ipebi was rife by the recent renovation works being carried out on the Ipebi Ipakodo property, a bungalow that has been abandoned and in dilapidated shape, until it was recently taken over by the Sekumade family and the traditional council for renovation.

Having arrived Iledi Oshugbo the previous night where traditional rites preceding the entry of the new monarch to Ipebi for seclusion, Oba Engr Bashir Aremu Shotonwa was led into the Ipebi Ipakodo by Gbedu drummers from Akarigbo Palace, Sagamu.

After offering of prayers, the monarch and his Lika were led into the Ipebi one after the other for the compulsory seclusion rites.

 

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