The already heavy nested feather of Otunba Gani Adams, National leader of Oodua People’s Congress OPC as he was today decorated as the Agbaakin of Osogboland
The chieftaincy title with is the 49th title in row for the founder of Olokun Festival foundation is to appreciate him for his role in supporting and sustaining the annual Osun Osogbo festival and his effort. In promoting Yoruba culture and tradition
Ataoja of Osogbo Oba Jimoh Olanipekun Oyetunji Laaroye 11 while presenting the paraphernalia of office to the National coordinator of OPC said , Gani Adams’s genuine interest in protecting Yorubaland is acknowledge and appreciated by all and sundry and pray for more wisdom and strength for him and the Organization
Otunba in his response said the honour done to him will encourage him to be more committed and do more for Osogbo and the entire Yoruba race.“ I never knew what it will result into this when we started , i was fighting and promoting the interests of Yoruba race and today the effort is yielding positive result, the awareness is increasing on daily basis and I am indeed very grateful to God everybody for their support”
He however called on government and other stakeholders to do everything possible in promoting tourism for economic development in the country ” culture and tourism are important tools for economic development , promoting it will enhance creativity, generates employment opportunities and promote unity in the nation”
Scores of traditional rulers from different part of yorubaland, eminent personalities and others graced the ocassion.