Otunba Gani Adams Harps on the Need for Cultural Evangelism in Yorubaland

Otunba Gani Adams , National Leader of the OPC

Aare Ona Kakanfo Designate Otunba Gani Adams has harps on the need for consistent and continuous cultural evangelism for propagation and advancement of  growth and advancement of Yoruba race

The cultural icon who is also the National Leader of Oodua Peoples Congress OPC  said this while hosting Erelu Asa of Yorubaland , Duchess Funmi Rotiba in his office in Lagos on  Thursday

Otunba Adams  decried the  domination of Christianity and Islam over the traditional religion and culture  saying “ The domination of the Christian and Islamic religion is having adverse effect on our culture and tradition,  those religious are also good but the fact still remain we should not neglect our own tradition   ’

He reveals that “ we have not done  up to 10 % of cultural evangelism that we need in Yorubaland, so every custodian of customs and tradition must brace up and work for revival and promotion of our culture so as to have a more developed and peaceful nation”

“ Prior to the advent of the foreign people into our land, we operate a well organized system,  where everybody is loved and work for the same purpose in the interest of growth and development  of their communities and larger society but today the trend has completely change as  many people hide under the religion to perpetrate evil and harm the society”

Otunba Adams said the  establishment of the Oodua Progressives Union, OPU, a socio cultural organization of Yoruba  indigenes in the Diaspora, Olokun Festival  Foundation and other organization, he has been able to laid a solid foundation that will help yoruba’s in the diaspora to be conscious of Yoruba culture and tradition and at the same time projects everything about Yoruba race in their domain

Erelu Asa of Yorubaland in her remark congratulated Otunba Adams on his appointment as theAare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland and pray for more  wisdom  to and capacity to be effective in his new position in Yorubaland

“ The position of Aare Ona Kakanfo  Is an enviable position that comes with more responsibilities which I belief you have the strength to carry and I pray for more wisdom and God’s guidance for you In the journey.”

Duchess Rotiba who is also the Chief Initiator of Imperial House of Culture said  the organization is ready to partner Olokun Festival Foundation and other  cultural organization under the leadership of Otunba Gani Adams in promoting and defending Yoruba culture and tradition.