Baba Wande Abimbola

Professor Wande Abimbola, Awise Agbaye, is the Spokesperson for Ifa in the world, founder of Ifa Heritage Institute in Nigeria, former Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, and former Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Cultural Affairs and Traditional Matters who is known worldwide for his knowledge of Indigenous Yoruba religion and Ifa sacred literature. Wande Abimbola received his first degree in History from the University College, Ibadan in 1963, when that was a college of London University.


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