BLACK POLYGAMY!- YORUBAS!-BLACK PEOPLE!-EGBON JOSEPH FAGBOLA COMMENTS ON POLYGAMY IN YORUBALAND ATI KING SUNNY ADE’S ATI ABIOLA’S WIVES!–FROM FACEBOOK ATI NAIJA.COM

BLACK POLYGAMY!

FROM FACEBOOK-JOSEPH FAGBOLA

SUNNY ADS ALAYA REKETE (REPETE).

I can’t resist looking at the colorful pictures of King Sunny Ade and his many wives , not only because the pictures are fascinating and entertaining, but also because they remind me of my late father, Joseph Agbola Fagbola who had 6 wives and 10 concubines. That was the vogue up till the late 1950s and even early 1960s. It was a way of measuring success, and a life well-spent. Ijesa people will refer to a man with so many wives as ‘ALAYA REKETE’ (REPETE). This has only become inelegant in the face of improved healthcare with reduced infant mortality rate, as well as our stagnant economy with its attendant human misery of galloping inflation, skyrocketing unemployment, moral decadence and spiritual withering. But with people like Sunny Ade who is in the showmanship business, lewd and lascivious, as well as hedonistic…

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