Adesoji Aderemi

Sir Titus Martins Adesoji Tadeniawo Aderemi I, alias Adesoji Aderemi, KCMG, was a Nigerian political figure and Yoruba traditional ruler as the Ooni of Ife from 1930 until 1980.He served as the governor of Western Region, Nigeria between 1960 and 1967. Adesoji Aderemi was known as a very wealthy man and had a large family of many wives and children. During the colonial era, the Oba Ooni gained a considerable amount of power due to the colonial policy of indirect rule and being labeled a first class Oba among traditional rulers in Yorubaland. The policy of indirect rule was used to ensure native awareness and consultations about colonial policies affecting the regions. The British ... more on Wikipedia

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