Obasanjo, Soyinka present as Ọọni of Ife celebrates the 1st year of his reign

Posted on December 08 2016 , at 02:07 pm
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  • Since receiving Staff of Office from Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, Adéyẹyè has done many surprises in the state.

Ọọni of Ife celebrates one-year reign8
51st Ọọni of Ife celebrates one year on the throne.

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi took the throne as 51st Ọọni of Ife on December 7, 2015, succeeding the late Oba Okunade Sijuwade who died on July 28, 2015.

Since receiving the Staff of Office from Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, the Ooni has made a number of impressions.

In September at his palace, he made singer 2face Idibia, comedian Gbenga Adeyinka and entertainment entrepreneur, Cally Ikpe, Peace Ambassadors.

READ: Ooni of Ife makes 2face, Gbenga Adeyinka and Cally Ikpe peace ambassadors

Female drummer, Aralola Olumuyiwa – better known as Ara – was also appointed as a cultural ambassador of Ife Kingdom by him in May 2016.

Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, award-winning playwright Wole Soyinka and more were present as the traditional ruler celebrated his first year on the throne yesterday at his palace.

See pictures from the celebration:

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