Memorial website of Oba Adesoji Tadeniawo Aderemi

Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael & St. George (KCMG), Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON), first African Governor of Western Nigeria and the late Ooni of Ife

Remembering a great Ruler!!!

Oba to je, t’ilu toro, oruko re ko ni pare – The king whose time on the throne brings harmony to the people will be remembered. ........................... "Kabiyesi Baba yio.... Ojigidiri Lambua"

Legacy
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His Early Life

ADESOJI TADENIAWO ADEREMI, 1889-1980.  His journey : He came, he saw, and he conquered. Born on the 15th of November 1889, during the turbulence of the Yoruba civil war to Prince Gbadebo of the Osinkola ruling house of Ile Ife

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Ooni Of Ife

Adesoji Tadeniawo Aderemi I (15 November 1889 – 3 July 1980), also known as Adesoji Aderemi, was a Nigerian political figure and Yoruba religious leader. He was the Oba of Ile-Ife from 1930 until 1980, preceded by Ademiluyi Ajagun. He

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Western Region Governor

Oba Aderemi was the first African Governor in the British Empire and Commonwealth. His reign as the governor of the Western Region of Nigeria was a very interesting one. During colonial rule, the Ooni gained considerable amount of power due