Exclusive: Photos From Coronation Of Ooni Of Ife

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It was the gathering of the high and mighty in the society as the newly installed Ooni of Ife, Oba  Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) received his official staff of office on December 7.

The event attracted prominent traditional rulers from the nook and crannies to celebrate the new entrance into the fold of royal fathers in the country.

The politicians were not left out as three governors from the southwest joined the host Governor Rauf Aregbesola for the historic event that last took place 35-year ago when the new Ooni was only five year old then.

The royal fathers that was physically present were the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’adu Abubakar, Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu V, Dein of Agbor, representative from Edo, Delta, and many prominent traditional rulers from the south west.

The vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo was on hand to grace the occasion, as he represented President Muhammadu Buhari and again, as the son of the soil; Governors Akinwunmi Ambode, Abiola Ajimobi, Ibikunle Amosun, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress Senator Bola Amhed Tinubu, former interim chairman of the APC, Bisi Akande, former governors of Osun and Oyo states, Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Christopher Alao-Akala.

The entrance to the venue of the event was well secured by the combined team of police, men of the Department of State Services, Nigerian Civil Defence Corp, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, and hefty looking private security men to prevent a breach of security.

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