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Ooni of Ife  Presents Beaded Crown To Onijagbo, Describes His Coronation As A Good Omen

The Ooni of Ife and Chairman of Osun State Council of Obas, His Royal Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja ll has presented a beaded crown to Onijagbo of Ijagbo, Oba Sarafadeen Adeniyi Buhari on Saturday 29 July 2023.

Ooni of Ife who described the coronation of Oba Sarafa Adeniyi as a good omen for the entire Ijagbo community referenced the nomination of Barr Lateef Fagbemi SAN as a Ministerial Nominee by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The Arole Oduduwa prayed deeply for the Onijagbo’s reign to be long, fruitful, and prosperous for the Ijagbo community, he equally prayed for the entire community to continue to witness greatness, good tidings, and great transformation in all ramifications.

According to him, ” I am happy to be here today because Ijagbo is my home as we have the same family lineage from Ile-Ife. The coronation of Oba Adeniyi is a good omen as the President just nominated one of the prominent sons of Ijagbo, Barr. Lateef Fagbemi SAN as a minister. It means the name of Onijagbo ‘Adeniyi’ has commenced to manifest positively on the people of the Ijagbo community. May the Ijagbo community continue to witness unprecedented growth and development during his reign.”

In his thanksgiving remarks, the Onijagbo of Ijagbo thanked His Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife for his presence to present him the beaded crown. He equally appreciated all the traditional rulers for staying throughout the program to celebrate with him.

Oba Adeniyi specifically appreciated the Kwara State Governor, Mallam  Abdulrasaq Abdulrahman who was represented by his Deputy, Mr. Kayode Alabi for his love and support for the Ijagbo community and Kwara State at large.

He prayed for Ijabgbo’s sons and daughters, both at home and in the diaspora to continue to progress and be successful in all their endeavours.

Earlier, the National President of the Ijagbo Descendants’ Union, Chief Tunde Agboola Oyawoye reiterated how destiny has entrusted a great leadership position to Oba Adeniyi, he, therefore, prayed for Divine wisdom and knowledge for the King to paddle the affairs of the Community to the promised land.

The IDU president also acknowledged the presence of Ooni of Ife and other neighboring communities, traditional institutions, groups, individuals, and organizations in Ibolo land for their support and friendliness to make the event colorful. He prayed for more peaceful coexistence and development of the Ibolo kingdom.

While giving a vote of thanks, the ministerial nominee, Barr. Lateef Fagbemi SAN thanked the well-wishers who graced the occasion.  He expressed delight for the physical presence of Ooni of Ife, Ojaja ll who graced the occasion out of his value for family bond and his undiluted love for the Ijagbo community. He equally appreciated the Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Mr. Kayode Alabi, Oba Olofa of Offa, Oba Muhammad Mufutau Gbadamosi Ajagungbade l Esuwoye ll, and all other traditional rulers who honored the invitation with their physical presence.

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