Ife Residents Troop Out To Welcome New Monarch

Indigenes and residents of Ile-Ife trooped out to receive the Ooni-elect, Princes Adeyeye Ogunwusi.

The new Ooni’s father, Pa Ropo Ogunwusi handed him to the kingmakers and the traditionalists for immediate commencement of coronation rites.

From the campus of the Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu roundabout, along Ibadan/Akure expressway, to the Ife tollgate where the kingmakers received Ogunwusi from his father, people lined up starting from as early as 7am and waited till around 2:30 pm when the new monarch arrived.

Ogunwusi who took off from Ibadan in Oyo state where he had stopover on Tuesday entered Ife in ground style and acknowledged cheers from the waiting crowd.

Credit: DailyTrust