Ooni Of Ife Crowns Oba Kayode Afolabi As Alapomu Of Apomu

Posted on February 8, 2020


Ooni of Ife on February 7, 2020 crowned Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi as the new king of Apomu. Oba Ogunwusi described Apomu as a very important part of Yorubaland with Ile-Ife as its source. He said, “This town remains a very important part of  the Oduduwa’s territory, not only because  it’s a direct creation of Ile-Ife but also for the strategic roles Apomu  played in the past”.

As special guests of honour were Alaafin of Oyo, Olofa of  Offa, Oluwo of Iwo, Alakire of Ikire and over twenty other monarch. Also present were Osun State First Lady, Mrs. Kafayat Oyetola, Deputy Governor of Osun State, Benedict Gboyega Alabi and his wife. Many commissioners were also there to witness the presentation of the staff of office, among them were; Commissioners of Finance, Information and Youth and Sports.

The Majority Leader of the Osun State House of Assembly, Jibola Olanrewaju “Larry J”, who led other members of the State House of Assembly expressed his Joy on the occasion.

Oba Afolabi said he is a direct descendant of the Giesi Ruling House of Ile-Ife.

He said, “Some people might wonder about my style of dressing here today, it is deliberate to show my roots as my father came from Ile-Ife to settle down in Apomu many centuries ago.”

The event ended with a live performance by Wasiu Ayinde “K1 De Ultimate”, who thrilled guest during his performance.  

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News

To cushion the effects of the lockdown occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic, the QSE... Continue
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has set up a 47-member panel... Continue
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated the National Chairman of the... Continue
As the Covid-19 pandemic bites harder across the globe with dreaded economic effects, Ondo... Continue
Contribution to the Nigeria Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID-19) Relief Fund stood at... Continue
The House of Representatives is to consider a fresh Stimulus Bill that will ensure... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 34-year old man, Francis Oluwole Oladeji, has landed in trouble after... Continue
KAYODE ODUNARO The Coronavirus pandemic came on us like a thief in the night.... Continue
BY EMEKA OPARAH One would ordinarily have dismissed the “controversy” around 5G technology and... Continue
TIMI OLUBIYI, Ph.D. The quarter ended 31st March 2020 saw the stock market indicator... Continue