Ondo State government denies adopting Oodua anthem

The Ondo State government has denied adopting the Oodua anthem.


The state government said what was adopted in the state is the indigenous anthem and it is different from the Oodua anthem.


Mr Richard Olatunde, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, made this known in a statement released on Monday, May 24.


Mr Olatunde explained that the indigenous anthem was adopted to promote the tradition and culture of the Yoruba race.


He added that it is important to clarify that the indigenous anthem is different from the Oodua anthem in order to avoid misinterpretation, misconception, and misunderstanding of the aim of the state government.

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