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History Of HRM Oba Daniel Anirare Aladesanmi II
Topic starter 20/07/2021 1:37 pm
HRM Oba Daniel Anirare Aladesanmi II,(1907-7th of January 1983) the Ewi of Ado Ekiti, arrived in Paris today after presenting the African film ''Freedom'' at the Berlin film festival. Previously he took part at the commonwealth conference in London. Date: July 07, 1957
He reigned as Ewi of Ado Ekiti from 1937 until 1983
During his reign Aladesanmi traced the history of migrant settlers in the Ekiti kingdom since the twelfth century and their connection to the Ilesun people.
He was appointed as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Elizabeth II at the 1962 New Year Honours.
In 1978 he was the first to be decorated with the national honour of Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic by Olusegun Obasanjo. He was also appointed Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri in December 1979, holding the office until his death in 1983.