Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has lauds the leadership of Aare Gani Adams Oodua Peoples Congress OPC for its coordination and support for the annual Osun Osogbo Festival
Aregbesola while speaking at OPC events at Osun Osogbo festival held at Laaro Primary school , Asubiaro osogbo said the enormous contribution of OPC to the success of the event is always felt on the economy of the state
The governor who was represented by his Media Adviser , Mr Semiu Okanlawon maintained that OPC is the most organized and reliable organization in Yorubaland and Nigeria at large .
The chief promoter of Olokun Festival foundation and National coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress Aare Gani Adams said the organization has never for once relent in the core value of the group .
These are the values that bind us together as a group. In our desires to promote Yoruba cultural identity, we have endure a lot of trying times and moments.”
The 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland however stressed on the need for the stakeholders to synergies and work on modalities to take tourism in Nigeria to the next level for economic development and financial gains for the people.
Mrs Taiwo Oluga special adviser to the governor of the state of Osun on culture and tourism also lauds Aare Adams led OPC for their involvement in the annual event
Oluga uses the opportunity to reaffirm the commitment of the government to promote tourism, culture and also appeal to people to pay their tax regularly for the development of the states
Architect Gbenga Akintola, the Gubernatorial candidates of the Alliance for Democracy AD in the forthcoming election in Osun also lauded Aare Adams and his team in OPC for their commitment to the promotion of tourism and Yoruba cultural heritage and promise to transform tourism in the state if elected as the governor of the state.
Some local and foreign tourists who visited the site were thrilled with the electrifying performances of the Oodua band and Osun state government traditional troupe.
Other dignitaries at the events include Professor Abiodun Agboola, President Ifa religion international. Ambassador Yomi Fash, traditional rulers, state coordinators and others