The Arole Oodua & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II on Friday played host to His Royal Highness, Igwe Cyprian Mmaduabuchi Nevobasi, Ezeani III of Mmaku, Enugu State and other prominent Igbo leaders, who were at his Ile-Oodua palace, Ile Ife in the State of Osun on a royal homage. Arole Oodua & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II and His Royal Highness, Igwe Cyprian Mmaduabuchi Nevobasi, Ezeani III of Mmaku, Enugu While welcoming the visiting Igbo monarch and his entourage, Ooni Ogunwusi who is a co-chairman of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria(NCTRN) described the Yoruba people of South Western part of Nigeria and their Igbo counterpart in the South East as two inseparable African races who if well united as a family and with other tribes would form a formidable block as a catalyst towards building a unified Nigerian nation and the continent of Africa.

“We need to cement our togetherness in this country because without the coming together of the Igbo and the Yoruba natives, it will be very difficult for Nigeria and the entire continent of Africa to progress. We are the real embodiment of the black people and the continent of Africa is looking forward to us. Withdrawal of case against Buhari at tribunal excites Presidency(Opens in a new browser tab) “Handshake across the Niger like this is very important because we belong to the same family, so we should not separate ourselves the more. Let us look into things that bind us together like our rich cultures and traditions.

“We want to tell you today that we are now directly associating from the Kingdom of Ife to the entire Mmakun Kingdom in Igboland and Your Royal Highness have cemented that good relationship with this visit. Sanwo-Olu vows to deepen partnership with NYSC on skills acquisition(Opens in a new browser tab) “Once again, I appreciate your philanthropic and leadership works especially towards the poor, oppressed and the downtrodden in Enugu and beyond, since you ascended the throne of your forebears some 20 years ago. I am proud to associate with you after hearing so much about you and I am so happy that we eventually met. Ooni Ogunwusi said. Earlier in his address, Igwe Cyprian Mmadubuchi who described the Ooni as a symbol of unity explained that he was thrilled by his navigation across Nigeria, provision of veritable road map for social integration, cultural inter-face, engagements and healing wounds.

“Your Imperial Majesty the Ooni, I commend your courage and candour for championing this strategic initiative on behalf of other traditional rulers. As I earlier said is because as custodian of tradition and culture of the people, we are expected to be in the vanguard of ensuring national unity and cohesion in the country”. Igwe Cyprian stressed that, “I am loyal to your Imperial Majesty and I am here to assure you that you have found your missing ribs in the South East. I have seen with my eyes that you are a moving train, you have proven to our nation that you are a great leader we can trust and we are following you. “Infact, If we Africans were Catholic, you are the black Pope.”

the Igbo monarch added Similarly, Alaagba of Aagba in the State of Osun, Oba Rufus Ogunwole who was instrumental to the Igwe’s visit to Ile Ife, expressed his heartfelt joy over the history making day. He recalled that he secured Ooni’s permission to visit the Igwe when he was invited to visit the Enugu community in 2017, after which the relationship has been so cordial. The event also witnessed various traditional performances from the Igbo dancers and their Yoruba counterparts as well as drummers among others. Thereafter, the Ooni offered prayers with the breaking of kola nuts and bitter colas which he said were first discovered

9jainsider.com

DON'T MISS

Davido Calls Wizkid His Legend and Icon

Things got awkward between Davido and a twitter user today, the Blow my mind crooner tweeted about a song co-written by Adekunle Gold on his upcoming album, before a fan twisted the whole tweet...

[MUSIC] Jelo – Iya Yin

Adeniyi Jelil musically known as JELO is a Rapper/Singer/Songwriter who hails from Ogun State, Nigeria. After the success of his last singles “Mission” and “Dancia” which were released just few months ago. Now he has pulled up with a...

Africagbedu.com –UnleashPartyMix Hosted by Int’lDjkell (OGaLoop)

Africagbedu.com is an entertainment website which came into existence on February 2019. The  website present her monthly mixtape tilted Unlease PartyMix.  Hosted by Lagos popular Disk Jockey Int'lDjkell (OGaloop) The first of it kind, the mixtape...

[MIXTAPE] 9jainsider Monthly Mixtape Hosted By Dj Ruff – August Edition

9jainsider x Dj Ruff presents the August Edition of the monthly 9jainsider Mixtape. This edition encompasses of the major hit songs released recently and its a good thing if you get it on your...

Solskjaer keen to resolve De Gea contract delay

  ByYew Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains confident that goalkeeper David de Gea will commit his future to the club despite entering the final year of his contract. United hoped the Spanish international...

South Africa’s deputy mines minister dies in car accident

      She was appointed in May South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Bavelile Hlongwa has died in a car accident, the country’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed on Saturday. Deputy mineral...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here