ÒTURÁ ÒDÍ/ ÒTÚRÚPỌ̀N ÒTURÁ
This morning, a friend from Nigeria called me and asked the question: “What will happen to the politics of Nigeria, to President Buhari, and the 2023 elections in Nigeria?”
“I don’t know,” I responded.
“But Ifa knows, right?” she asked. “Isn’t Ifa supposed to know everything?”
“Okay,” I responded. “I will ask Ifa and let you know later.”
I brought out my laptop and used the Ifa computation system.
I asked Orunmila the requested question.
The code that Ifa returned is Òturá Òdí.
I was not happy with this code.
I tried again:
The result got complicated—Òtúrúpọ̀n Òturá appeared.
These are not happy codes.
They warn of imminent war and betrayal by friends.
I called my confidant Babalawo and shared my findings with him.
He did a consultation, then confirmed my finding, saying, “Ah! It is true that war and commotion will happen soon; it is sacrifices that we can do to make us victorious. But betrayers will work tirelessly to be on top. Ifá, however, will shame them and defeat them all.”