Tuesday, 24 October 2017


Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Monday received  the new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, Otunba Gani Adams in h palace, urging him to use his new position to right the wrongs in Yoruba land, and described him as the right choice for the position.

Congratulating the Aare designate, Ooni Ogunwusi applauded his choice and prayed that God empower him to carry out the work assigned to him for the Yoruba race stressing that there is no doubt his choice is as a result of his antecedent as a fearless fighter for the emancipation of Yoruba interests by peaceful means.

According to the Arole Oduduwa, the title " Aare Ona Kakanfo " is not a social chieftaincy title, but one with robust traditional background and expectations.

The Ooni who prayed for the new Aare that " God will continue to uplift you" explained that even though Aare Ona Kakanfo is a warrior, the "war he has to wage this time is the war for the unity of Yoruba land which you have been propagating before and you should do more."

"The Aare Ona Kakanfo is deep and its importance known mainly to the elders... Use your tenure for good, embrace both the natives and strangers among us... Rely on God and He will help you" the Ooni concluded.

Otunba Gani Adams in short speech said, the unity of the Yoruba race remains Paramount to him as he is ready to join the Ooni and the other traditional rulers of Yorubaland in ensuring peace, unity and progress for the race.

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