Gani Adams Pays Homage to Predecessors in Ogbomoso Lay Wreath at Ladoke Akintola’s Tomb


Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams on tuesday pay homage to communities of some of his predecessors in the Ogbomoso area of Oyo state

Six of the 14 Aare Ona Kakanfo that reigned before him are from the zone , They incudes: Aare Ona Kakanfo Oku and Adeeta fro Jabata and Oyabi from Ajase in Surulere local goverment , Toyeje , Ojo Aburumaku and Ladoke Akintola from Ogbomoso

At Ladoke Akintola’s home, Aare Adams laid a wreath of honour and pray for the repose of his soul.

Aare also visited Soun of Ogbomoso ,Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade 111 and the Onpetu of Ijeru Land, Oba Sunday Oyediran Osekun Lagbami 11, Onijabata of Jabata and Alajase of Ajase

Speaking on the purpose of his visit to the communities , the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland said , ‘ The homage is a form of acknowledgement and appreciation of their contributions to the Yoruba race as a warrior and Generalissimo

” As the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, i think it is important to acknowledge my predecessors appease to them for the sucesss of my reign and long life, it is part of our culture to appreciate our predecessors, and i am happy

” Ogbomoso is a great city, there is no way we will write the history of Yorubaland , espcially Oyo empire that we will not take about the role played by the entire Ogbomosoland

“They valliant and brave warriors prevented the fulani war from penetrating Yorubaland. He added

At Soun of Ogbomoso’s Palace , Aare Gani extol’s the monarch’s virtue for his commitment to the development and expansion of the town and pray for his long life

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While challenging Ogbomoso indigenes on the neeed to initiate a cultural festival to the used as a atfotm to promote cultural heritage and celebrate the past heroes, Aare Adams who is the Founder of Olokun Festival Foundation said he is ready to partner with the town in showcasing the cultural heritage to the world


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