Taiwo Obasanjo begs for forgiveness from Ọbas, Yorùbá
A wife of of Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Taiwo Obasanjo has pleaded for forgiveness from traditional rulers and the entire Yorùbá Nation over the treatment meted out to some Ọbas last weekend .
Obasanjo, who was special guest of honour at an occasion in Òyó State had chastised some Yorùbá traditional rulers at the event for not standing up to accord him respect as a former president.
He consequently ordered them to stand up and recognize his presence.
She said: “for permanent and eternal forgiveness and pardon from all Yorùbá up sons and daughters worldwide, fathers and mothers, youths, teenagers and children, Christians, Muslims, traditional worshippers, all leaders in Yorùbáland and the Council of Kings in Yorùbá land.
“This is my own personal stand on the manner Chief Olusegun Obasanjo addressed the kings at Iseyin at the road commissioning by Governor Makinde of Òyó State on Friday, 15th September, 2023.
“As a legitimate member of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s family, l will like to state publicly worldwide and privately that the manner in which Daddy Obasanjo addressed the monarchs is not acceptable to God, to the Yorùbá race and to the thrones.”