The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11, has declared to rededicate his throne to the service of God and humanity acknowledging that Almighty God had helped him on the throne especially for the huge success achieved in the five years as the traditional ruler of the ancient town
Penpushing reports that, the monarch made the pledge during a Thanksgiving Service at the Central Mosque, Enuwa, Ile-Ife, on Friday to mark his fifth year anniversary of his coronation and thanked the indigenes of Ife at home and diaspora for the support given so far to move the ancient city progressively.
The monarch promised to use resources within his capacity to bring progress to the lives of youth, aged, physically challenged persons, Yoruba people and entire Nigeria.
Penpushing further reports that the Chief Imam of Ife land, Abdus-Semii Abdul-Hamid,earlier congratulated the Ooni on his 5th year coronation anniversary and for the new born baby given to him as the heir of Oduduwa.
The Islamic leader pointed out that, the traditional ruler had contributed immensely to the socio-economy of Ile-Ife kingdom, the state and country at large,and equally appealed to all and sundry to continue to give support to the monarch to contribute to the development of the ancient city.
Penpushing also reports that, in the same vein,the Chief Imam encouraged the Ooni to continue his good works and prayed to Allah to grant him more grace, success, fulfillment, wisdom and long life on the throne.
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