The Traditional ruler of Oworonsoki, Oba Basiru Oloruntoyin Saliu has explained why the Bristow helicopter crashed yesterday.
attributed the cause of the incident to the refusal of the government
to pay attention to tradition, noting that the crash might have been
caused by the lagoon goddess.
Speaking to Vanguard on phone, the
monarch said as soon as the incident occurred, he deployed all his
chiefs and princes to the scene to assist in the rescue operation.
government no longer pays attention to traditional rites which is
necessary to prevent such occurrences. For instance, how many times have
we appeased the goddess this year?
“An occurrence like this may
be caused by the goddess because no human being can depict the depth of
the lagoon; but if the goddess is appeased, she would have prevented
such occurrence,” Oba Saliu said.