Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose on Sunday 13th March, 2016 paid the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi a courtesy visit in his palace in Life, on the occasion of the Oba’s wedding to delectible wife, Wuraola who is coming in as the second wife to the king. To the admiration of all, on his arrival at the oba’s palace in Ile-Ife, governor Fayose prostrated on the floor to greet the Ooni as a mark of respect for the number one king in Yoruba land.
The governor was in Ife to attend the thanksgiving and wedding reception of the newly-wedded monarch.
While fielding questions from newsmen, Fayose said the Ooni symbolizes unity of the the Yoruba race and posited that the young Oba will bring developments to his people.
“By the office of the Ooni of Ife, he needs no message, knowing him as the direct son of Oduduwa, he has a direct communication with God, there is no doubt this Ooni will make impact beyond Yoruba land, beyond Nigeria, and he’s a blessing to us, we congratulate him.
“Ooni simply symbolizes the unity of Yoruba land and with the initiative of this Ooni, it is clear that he is God sent.” Fayose said.