Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, who went into seclusion for 7 days has finally revealed himself ahead of the 2018 Olojo festival.
The Ooni of Ife moved into ILEDI house at Iremo quaters in Ile-Ife last Sunday, where he was incommunicado in an annual 7-day seclusion. The 7-day seclusion was undergone, as the Ooni of Ife was set to appear to the public with the Oduduwa’s sacred AARE CROWN traditionally worn once in a year.
It was gathered that the ritual was used as a point of contact to the Almighty Olodumare (GOD) praying for the Kingdom of Ile-Ife, State of Osun and the entire Nigeria for a new dawn of socio-economic advancement.
On his first appearance, the Ooni who congratulated the government and people of the State of Osun for conducting themselves maturely before, during and after last Saturday’s governorship election, praised politicians of all the political parties for their decorum.
The royalty also praised the security agents for their unbiased display of professionalism, and appreciated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for conducting the Osun gubernatorial election free, fair and credible. He also asked residents of the state to welcome the winner with excitement as only God’s will shall come to.