YOU ARE A PHENOMENON…OSUN CHIEF WHIP DESCRIBES OONI AT 45.
The Chief Whip of the State of Osun House of Assembly, Mr Tunde Olatunji has described the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Eniitan Ogunwusi as a phenomenal Monarch and a rare divine gift to the Yoruba race worldwide and the black nation entirely.
In a message to celebrate the foremost traditional ruler at 45, Mr Olatunji said his ascendancy brought unique style, colour and candour to the revered throne of Oduduwa .
He said, ” within the short period of his ascendancy, the “Arole Oodua” has established the Yoruba nation and the uniqueness of its culture in the international arena as one Africa’s tradition that deserved global reckoning”.
The Legislator also referenced the huge financial investment of the monarch in the areas of economic empowerment of women, particularly widows as well as his determination to end unemployment among youths in his domain through numerous functional and pragmatic measures including 21st century compliant skill acquisition and Agriculture.
While further commending the monarch in his defence of the Yoruba race, he also acknowledged his unwavering commitment to the unity and peaceful coexistence of Nigeria, a demonstration of which manifested unequivocally in his intervention in the farmers/herders faceoff in many parts of the region.
The Chief Whip pointed out that Kabiyesi has significantly impacted many young persons who now believe they have much to offer in providing leadership for their generation.
He admonished the monarch to continue to deploy his wisdom, humility and wide reach to promote unity among the Yorubas,including traditional rulers and most importantly the politicians who often take political differences beyond the limit of partisan politics.
Mr Olatunji prayed God to grant the Oonirisa the grace of good health to live a more purposeful life on the throne of his forefathers.