By Sodiq Lawal
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has unveiled the Logo of Yoruba Parapo Cultural carnival (YPCC), an event put together to promote the oneness of Yoruba race.
The Ooni officially unveiled the YPCC logo and inaugurated the Central Coordinating Committee, in his Palace, on Friday, in Ile-Ife.
Prince Solomon Gbenga, the Executive Consultant for the programme, said to develop Yoruba race, cultural values must be promoted.
He said the peaceful coexistence and unity of the race worth celebrating and promoting, adding that the carnival would attract cultural troupes at home and internationally.
He added that the event would be colorful, entertaining and would add value to the political, socio- economic development of the Yoruba race.
He called for the blessing and support of royal fathers, stakeholders, Nigerians, and corporate organisation toward a successful programme.
He also appealed for a land from Oba Ogunwusi to construct a Mega Yoruba Cultural Dome in Ife with 25,000 seats capacity.
In his remarks, Oba Ogunwusi commended the organisers of the programme for promoting the Yoruba culture and its tourism potential.
He promised his full support to ensure the success of the programme.
The Ooni also assured the organisers of the sustainably peace, unity and progress of Yoruba race globally.