The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi , has felicitated with the prominent business mogul, Princess (Dr.) Toyin Kolade, on the occasion of her birthday anniversary, as she also prepare for installation with a chieftaincy title of Iyalaje Oodua worldwide scheduled for Saturday in Ile-Ife .
Penpushing reports that, Ojaja II in the congratulatory message made available by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, described Kolade as an icon of a perfect African woman and motherhood.
The monarch pointed out that the Ijesa-born woman has countless enviable human qualities that should be emulated by all, adding that she is a cool-headed cultured descendant of Oduduwa who established herself from the ordinary status of a petty trader on the streets of Ilesa to a celebrated international entrepreneur today.
“Princess Kolade is a cool-headed cultured descendant of Oduduwa who established herself from the ordinary status of a petty trader on the streets of Ilesa to a celebrated international entrepreneur today.
“Among other virtues, Princess Kolade’s nature of assisting the poor, disabled and other vulnerable members of our society through giving is iconic and worth celebrating for others to emulate’. Ogunwusi noted.
“In the House of Oduduwa, she is a special daughter who has an unequalled respect for the traditional institution, festivals and the prestigious Yoruba culture in general. These are the basis upon her selection and forthcoming installation as Iyalaje of the entire Oduduwa Race worldwide. On this great day of her birthday, I wish her a happy birthday and a healthy long life filled with prosperity’, Ooni wrote.
Penpushing further reports that, the Iyalode of Yorubaland, Iyalode Alaba Lawson will lead Yoruba women across the globe to grace the installation ceremony to hold at Ife Grand Resort, Ile-Ife, Osun State
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