By Sodiq Lawal
His imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan , has appointed Princess Ronke Ademiluyi as the Heritage Ambassador for Moremi Legacy Initiatives as part of his efforts to add value to the Yoruba culture.
According to the appointment letter made available to Ife City News, Ooni said that Ademiluyi was appointed as the official representative of Moremi, the African Heroine, having been at the forefront in the promotion of African culture for years.
“Ademiluyi, founder of Africa Fashion Week, London and Nigeria, you are appointed in recognition of your efforts in promoting the largest International gathering that celebrated African fashion”
With the new appointment, Ademiluyi is expected to develop sustainable avenues that would boost the legacies of Queen Moremi.
Ooni said there is need to reawaken the legacy of the impact of the traditional icon which was trying to go into extinction if not salvaged.
In her reaction, Ademiluyi said the engagement is central to the mission of Oba Ogunwusi ‘s global reenactment of the Yorùbá culture and promised to set out a roadmap on how this vision would be delivered and also build passions for amazing heroism
Ademiluyi who noted that the statute of Queen Moremi is currently the third tallest in Africa promised that her initiative as the Ambassador of Móremí would focus on the re- launch of second edition of Moremi beauty pageant