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Oba Ogunlaja visits Nigeria High Commission London

Oguntade commends progress in Epe

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the Court of St. James’s – H.E. Retired Justice George Adesola Oguntade CFR, CON; has commended the “tremendous progress in Epe,” and urged all to “Let us stand first as Nigerians.”

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