His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi(Ojaja II) the Ooni of Ife has described both white and black people globally as one family created by one God to co-exist for the sustenance of the world.
Ooni Ogunwusi made this assertion yesterday while delivering an emotion speech at the hallow chamber of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in Harrisburg USA. He thus charged them to always see the blacks as their brothers, sisters in unity, harmony and progress of of the world especially the continent of Africa which he called center of the world as whatever happens at the center effect the whole system.
Ooni was given a standing ovation by Honourable Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in Harrisburg USA as he addressed the filled to capacity House of Assembly in company of his beautiful queen Olori Wuraola OgunwusiYeyelua).
Ooni Ogunwusi, who was also accompanied by a retinue of prominent Yoruba kings and chiefs, was ushered in the Assembly at about 3:30pm by the duo of Democratic Chairman-Commerce Committee W. Curtis Thomas and member representing the Woodhaven District Vanessa Lowest Brown.
As soon as the foremost African Monarch arrived, he was immediately accompanied to his seat at the VIP reserved side of the chambers before he was formally invited to the front podium by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Mike Turzri to address the multitude of members who had defied their recess to honour the highly regarded African monarch.
In his 15 minute off-hand speech amidst interval applause from the Assembly members capped with resounding standing ovation, His Majesty described both white and black people globally as one family created by one God to co-exist for the sustainance of the world.
He expressed happiness and appreciation with the warm reception he was treated with by the whites dominated Congress.
He thus charged them to always see the blacks as their brothers/sisters in unity, harmony and progress of of the world especially the continent of Africa which he called center of the world as whatever happens at the center effect the whole system.
“It has been scientifically proven that the mankind began from Africa and the world must come together to rescue the continent from poverty, illiteracy and insecurity that have over the years characterized the continent’s underdevelopment. The only way to achieve this is for both whites and blacks to see themselves as one big family created by one God the king of kings” Ooni Ogunwusi said.
On the entourage of the Arole Oodua include the Orangun of Ila HRM Oba Wahab Adedotun(Bibiire 1), HRM Timi of Ede HRM Oba Munirudeen Adesola Laminisa 1, Ajero of Ijero Oba Adewole Joseph, Olubaka of Oka-Akoko Oba Yusuf Adeleye, HRM Oba Adedapo Aderemi the Alayemore of Ido-Osun, HRM Olufon of Ifon Oba Al-Moroof Magbagbeola, HRM Oba Elerinmon of Erinmo Oba Ajayi Micheal, HRM Oba Onigbaye of Igbaye Oba Joseph Morontoye, HRM Oba Alaagba of Aagba Oba Ogunwole Joseph, Alara of Ara Oodaye, Adagba of Iyanfoworogi.
The kingmakers represented by HRH Oba Saka Olawusi the Obaloran of Ilode, Highchiefs Adekola Adeyeye Jaaran of Ife, Highchief Akinropo Zaccheus Waasin of Ife and Jimo Awe , Arode of Ife while Obadio of Ife, Chief Ifarotimi Faloba, Obalesun of Ife Chief O.O. Dada, Lokore of Ife Adegbolabo Agun, and Eredumi of Ife Chief Omiwenu Odeyele represented the chief priests.
Also on the the entourage his eldel brother Prince Adegboyega Ogunwusi, his three sisters Folasade Ogunwusi Fadairo, Adesola Ogunwusi Olojede and Adebimpe Ogunwusi Daodu. Others are Professor Jeleel Ojuade of University of Ilorin, Ace broadcaster Modele Sarafa-Yusuf, Director of Media Moses Olafare, Traditional Secretary Idowu Salami, Sarun Oodua Oriowo Oyeyemi, Special Duties Akin Daodu, CSO Emmanuel Kolawole,
Solomon Tiamiyu, OAU’s PRO Biodun Olanrewaju & wife Barrister Lanre Alli, Barrister Wale Ojo, Kola James, Muyiwa Afolabi, Rotimi Osoberemekun, Dr. Makinwa Adereti, Alabi Hundeyin (Dudu Heritage), Dr Akin Awofolaju and a host of others.
PHOTO CREDIT: Tunde Alabi-hundeyin Dudu