By Sodiq Lawal
The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty , Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has left the shore of Nigeria to the Republic of Canada today.
In a release signed by Director of media and public Affairs to Ooni, Comrade Moses Olafare, said Ooni of Ife has put all in motion to leave Nigeria with his retinue of prominent royal fathers in Yoruba land, high chiefs from Ife land and others.
According to the statement, “Ooni of Ife is expected to be received in Ontario on Tuesday by officials of the Nigeran Embassy in Canada and other delegations including members of Parliament of Canada led by MP Ramesh Sangha representing Brampton Central in the Canadian Parliament, officials of the Nigeran Embassy in Canada, President, Nigerian-Canadian Association in Ottawa, John Adeyefa, President, Nigerian-Canadian Association in Ontario, Chidi Nwayawu, Leader, Nigerian Young-Adult Association in Canada, Sola Agboola, Representatives of OZ Consulting led by Mrs Abi Goodman, members of Yoruba Community and Ife indigenes in Canada”
“On Thursday 13th of July, Ooni Ogunwusi accompanied by his beautiful wife, Her Majesty Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi and entourage will visit Canadian Museum of History in the early hour of the day while Canada-Nigeria Cultural and business fair will follow”
“On Friday 14th of July their will be a Nigeria community interaction, Award recognition and Gala night”
“On Saturday 15th July the the Spiritual Leader of Yoruba race worldwide will be thrilled with Nigeria Cultural heritage family fair which includes the exhibition of African arts and crafts”
“His Imperial will be hosted in all white royal boat cruise where ideas shall be exchanged and expected to be fun, interactive and interesting and it also expected to take a long hour of the day”
“The grand finale will be Economic Summit on Hospitality Tourism industry, its potentials and future benefits shall be discuss”
“The visit of Arole Oodua, His Majesty Oba Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi to Canada is also part of his global peace campaign which he has successfully achieved in Nigeria and had since taken to United States of America, Ghana and United Kingdom recently.” The statement read.