Ooni, Minister, Others Celebrate Olubadan On 5th Year Coronation Anniversary
It was a show of love at Ilaji Hotel and Resorts Center where various tribes in Ibadan, traditional rulers across the Southwest of Nigeria as well as notable sons and daughters of Ibadanland gathered to celebrate the fifth year coronation anniversary of Olubadan of Ibadanland.
The event was organized by Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi who also graced the occasion.
Other dignitaries at the event aprt from the Ooni of Ife, are Eze Ndigbo in Ibadan, Dr. Alex Anozie, Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Sunday Dare and members of the Olubadan in Council.
The event featured several display of Yoruba culture, cutting of the anniversary cake, and presentation of gifts.
Many of those who spoke with Radio Nigeria including the Chief Executive Officer, Ilaji Hotel and Resorts Center, Chief Dotun Sanusi described the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji as a man of peace who worked to ensure unity among various tribes in the city.
At the ceremony, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who could not hide his joy over the coronation anniversary ceremony prayed for the Olubadan and continued peace in the Ibadanland.
Speaking on behalf of Olubadan, the Chief Media officer to the monarch, Mr Adeola Oloko who expressed gratitude to the Ooni of Ife for organising the ceremony, said the event was organized to thank God for the peace that reigns in Ibadanland.
Mr. Oloko therefore advised Nigerians to tolerate each other for the progress and development of the country.