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51st Ooni of Ife Coronation: Osinbajo, Tinubu, Danjuma, Others Present (PHOTOS)

The coronation ceremony and presentation of Staff of Office to His Imperial Majesty Arole Oduduwa, Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, took place today in Ile-Ife, Osun state.

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State governors, party leaders, and several public figures were in Ile-Ife for the coronation ceremony.
Amongst notable guests were vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, Lagos and Osun governors, Akinwunmi Ambode and Rauf Aregbesola, were in attendance.

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Also at the event were former Minister of Defence, Gen. Thiophilus Danjuma, the Governor of Ogun State, Sen Ibikunle Amosun, among others.

 

According to the Chairman of the Media Sub-Committee of the occasion, Mr Biyi Odulande, the same event took place about 35 years ago, during the coronation of the late Ooni Okunade Siujuwade in 1980.

 

Odunlade said: “the people of Ile-Ife and indeed the entire Yoruba people are lucky to have had the king of the cradle of Yoruba race in the person of Ogunwusi Enitan.”

 

See more photos below …

 

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