By Dorcas Elusogbon
Ile-Ife (Osun), Sept. 27, 2022
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has assured Nigerians that the lost glory of Ile-Ife, and the country at large would be restored soonest.
The traditional ruler gave the assurance at the grand-finale of Olojo festival when he visited the Family Royal Compound, Agbedegbede and some other notable areas on Monday in Ile-Ife.
He said that Olojo festival was a unique festival that brought light and comfort to the people of the source, Osun, Nigeria and the entire African continent after the celebration.
The Ooni appreciated the Almighty God for sparing the nation, in spite of the challenges facing it and its people till date.
“Whenever we celebrate Olojo festival, all the prayers offered are speedily answered, for the Aare Crown that comes out once in a year is a symbol of peace and harmony.
“And it’s a point of contact to God Almighty towards resolving all issues in Nigeria, as the country gears up for next general elections in 2023,” he said.
According to Ooni, this year’s festival will bring an end to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) which has paralysed academic activities in the nation’s universities.
The Royal Father assured that with his prayers, the next general elections would be free, fair and credible, saying that celebration of Olojo festival would restore normalcy.
“By God’s Grace, we are coming back here next year to thank God and to testify to the power of God that everything is settled,” he stressed.