Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has been described by foremost elder statesman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, as a special gift to African continent who will be correctly judged by History for his youth development agenda and his ongoing unity project not only in Yoruba land but also across the Nigeria nation.
Alhaji Tukur made this declaration when he hosted Ooni Ogunwusi to a special Royal Dinner in his Wuse residence on Moday.
The Arole Oodua while thanking his host for the honour done to him charged Nigerian youths to emulate Alhaji Bamanga Tukur who had undoubtedly spent his youthful days very productively to be what he has today become. He promised to continue to support the youths who are the hope of tomorrow.
The brief event attended by Alhaji Tukur’s wife, Hajia Fatima Bamanga Tukur, Senator Grace Bent, Alhaji Dauda Brima former Minister of Education, Chief Amina Temitope Ajayi(mama diaspora), Princess Enna Itodo and others was climaxed by an exchange of African cultural gifts.
It was a grand entry into the Capital city of Abuja as the Arole Oodua, Ooni Adeyeye Babatunde Ogunwusi(Ojaja II) arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport Abuja to attend the dinner and the birthday colloquium of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Tuesday 29th March 2016 at the International Conference Center also in Abuja.
Ooni Ogunwusi On his arrival at the airport in company of his beautiful wife, Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi and a retinue of aides, chiefs and traditional rulers including his Director of Media, Comrade Moses Olafare, his Special Adviser on special duties Mr Akin Daodu, Arode of Ife HRH Jimo Awe, HRH Elejesi of Ejesi Oba Babatunde Awosunle, HRH Alapoje of Apoje Oba Ademola Ademiluyi, Engineer Marcus Adedini and Alhaji Rotimi Osobemekun was ushered into a waiting white Limousine while two Executive Mercedes Benz, four land cruiser jeeps and a couple of escort patrol vehicles conveyed members of his entourage.
The convoy cruised smoothly into the Transcorp Hilton hotel where a crowd of Oduduwa sons and daughters came out in numbers to welcome and pay homage to the African foremost monarch.