Published by: Akintunde Akinpelu

 

Renowned and patriotic Yoruba son, Chief Stephen Ayodele Fatiregun has just published a remarkable book of more than a thousand pages with the title of THE WISDOM OF OUR YORUBA ELDERS’.

An alumni of the prestigious Harvard University in the United States of America and a former Managing Director of the multinational company, Hagemeyer (Nigeria)Plc is a collection of 10,000 carefully selected proverbs, fables and legends with English translations plus a compilation of 130 notable Nigerians of Yoruba origin. Chief Fatiregun, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants of London, dedicated the book to the memory of his treasured father, Pa Samuel Ajayi Fatiregun.

The book, a generational encyclopaedia for the Yorubas, narrates the historical background of the children of Oduduwa.

Chief Fatiregun, a Natural Medicine practitioner also laid emphasis on the Yoruba System of Ifa Divination – an imperishable gift to humanity.

The launch will hold on Tuesday, the 3rd of August, 2021 at Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos by 11am.

The author, Chief Stephen Fatiregun is a passionate lover of the Yoruba culture & tradition.

The book, THE WISDOM OF OUR YORUBA ELDERS’ which was thoroughly researched took Chief Fatiregun a whopping 55 years to put together.

 

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