On behalf of the Council of Chiefs, sons and daughters of the Koro Community (at home and abroad) and the Kwara State Government, the Adegoke family announces the transition of our father, grandfather and great grandfather, HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS OBA ELIJAH ADEGOKE OYUN, OLUGBOI III, THE OLUKORO OF KORO who was called to the great beyond on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the age of 92.
Tribute from the Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed: http://www.theheraldnews.info/death-monarch-gov-ahmed-condoles-koro-community
This memorial website was created in Kabiyesi's memory, to celebrate his life and to honor his legacy.
Service of Songs: Friday, March 20, 2015 (6 pm)
Memorial Service & Thanksgiving: Saturday, March 21, 2015 (10 am)
Remembrances & Reception: Saturday, March 21, 2015 (12 Noon)
Venue: Koro, Ekiti Local Government Area, Kwara State
Travel & Accommodation Logistics
Accommodation arrangements have been made at hotels in Egbe (4 kilometers to Koro), Omu Aran (50 kilometers to Koro) and Ilorin respectively. All guests flying into Ilorin on Friday (October 20) from Abuja or Lagos will be accommodated in Ilorin and transportation to Koro early on Saturday morning will be provided. Escorted buses will depart from the designated Ilorin hotels at 7am on Saturday for Koro.
If you are driving from Ilorin, look out for the turn off to Koro (on the right) immediately after Eruku on the Ilorin-Kabba highway. If driving from Kabba on the Kabba-Ilorin highway, the turn off to Koro (on the left) will be a couple of miles after Egbe.
Also, most guests from the south-west (Lagos, Ibadan, etc) will be accommodated at hotels in Ilorin and Omu Aran while guests traveling by road from the north, south-east and south-south are requested to proceed to Egbe where hotel accommodation has been arranged for them.
Guests traveling from the north (Kaduna, Jos, Minna, Abuja etc) by road.
Take the Abuja-Lokoja highway to Lokoja. From here, proceed on the Lokoja-Ilorin highway through Kabba to Egbe.
Google Map Directions: https://www.google.com/search?biw=1193&bih=588&noj=1&site=webhp&source=hp&q=Abuja+to+Egbe&oq=Abuja+to+Egbe&gs_l=hp.3...2082.9134.0.93126.96.36.199.188.8.131.526.1555.8j4j4-1.13.0.msedr...0...1c.1.62.hp..3.11.971.0.uciDSkIYimk
Guests traveling from the south-west (Ibadan, Lagos, Osun etc.) by road.
From Ibadan proceed directly to Ilorin or use the Ibadan-Oshogbo highway and then connect through Ajase Ipo to Omu Aran and then Egbe.
Google Map Directions: https://www.google.com/search?biw=1193&bih=588&noj=1&site=webhp&q=Ibadan+to+Egbe&oq=Ibadan+to+Egbe&gs_l=serp.3...14173.15780.0.17608.6.6.0.0.0.0.1192.2121.2-1j2j7-1.4.0.msedr...0...1c.1.62.serp..6.0.0.ZKx93n3DyBQ
Guests traveling from the south-south and south-east (Port Harcourt, Benin, Calabar, Enugu, Owerri, etc) by road.
From your destination, connect to the Auchi-Okene highway all the way to Okene. From there, proceed to Kabba, then Egbe and to Omu Aran where hotel accommodation has been booked. Alternatively, drive from Port Harcourt to Benin-Ore-Ondo-Oshogbo highway and then connect through Ajase Ipo to Omu Aran.
Google Maps Directions: https://www.google.com/search?biw=1193&bih=588&noj=1&site=webhp&q=Osogbo+to+Omu-Aran&oq=Osogbo+to+Omu-Aran&gs_l=serp.3...40419.42678.0.453184.108.40.206.0.0.0.153.526.5j1.6.0.msedr...0...1c.1.62.serp..5.1.86.h82CeNrmJuI
Contacts for Travel & Accommodation Logistics
Ilorin: Professor Alfred Adegoke (+2348184244749) & Mrs Olabisi Adams (+2347039581081)
Egbe: Mr. Kunle Adegoke (+2348034009618)
Port Harcourt: Mrs Ibanga (+2348187304170)