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BREAKING: Iya Olumo Of Ogun State Is Dead


Iya Olumo (Mother goddess Of Olumo Rock), And Oldest Woman In Ogun State Dies At 137. 

Reports reaching the news desk of MEDIAORCHID reveals Chief Mrs Sinatu Aduke Sanni popularly known as Iya Olumo (mother goddess of the rock) and the oldest woman in Ogun state is dead.

Iya Olumo is reported to have died on Wednesday morning at her Itoko residence Abeokuta at the age of 137 years.

Chief Mrs. Sinatu Aduke Sanni also called Iya Orisa which means " Mother goddess of. Olumo Rock. She was born in 1885. 

It is believed that Sinatu has witnessed the coronation of four Alakes (Egba Kings) since 1898.

She completes the coronation rites of the Alakes of Egbaland by handing over the leaves from the ‘tree of life’ to the Egba Kings.

Aduke helps the barren, job seekers and those suffering from strange illnesses.

Iya Orisa before her death lived within the hollows of the rock. But climbing became easy with the carved-out staircase, which assists. At the entrance of the house, there is a sign which reads ‘Orisa Igun Shrines’.

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