By Chris Onuoha
A writer and author of many books on the Yoruba history and culture, Prince Adelegan Adegbola has said that it will be difficult to correct the challenges of today without reflecting on the past, saying documentation of the past history will help to know how to tackle the issues of today.
Adegbola said that many challenges Nigeria is grappling with today, such as kidnapping, banditry, herdsmen and farmers clashes including other crimes, can easily be sorted out if the people can recall histories in the past, and find how the ancestors dealt with such situation at that time. He said that history, well documented, can tell the truth while science can investigate and confirm.
Speaking in Ibadan Oyo State on Friday during the launch of his new book titled; “Sooko Awodeyin” a historical book on the ancient Ogbooru dynasty – founder of Ita-Akun Kingdom in Osun State, Adegbola noted that in this current clime of…