Zenith

Yudala

Featured post

IDGC2018: Sosan tasks girls to confidently use opportunities - ITREALMS

ITREALMS The  former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Princess Sarah Adebisi Sosan, has tasked Nigerian girls to be confident by explor...

ICT4D Week 2018

Sunday, January 07, 2018

Gani Adam’s installation rites commence for Aare Ona Kakanfo

ITREALMS:
The final rites for the installation of Otunba Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland would begin on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, reports ITRealms.

Since he was designated as the Aare Ona Kakanfo in 2017 by the Alaafin of Oyo, Iku Baba Yeye, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi II, Adams had been engaged in several processes that will lead to his installation on January 13, 2018 at Durbar Stadium, Oyo, Oyo State.

From Wednesday, the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress and Founder of Oodua Progressive Union, which is in 79 countries, will be in seclusion in Oyo town.

According to information from the Media Office of the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, the schedule of rites, which will end in the wee hours of Saturday, had been drawn up by the Palace of Oba Adeyemi.

Also on the schedule of programme for the installation is a press conference to be addressed by the Oyo State Government to unveil the details of the installation ceremony on Saturday and provide guests and users of the ever-busy Ibadan-Oyo-Ogbomoso Road with traffic diversion and parking arrangements.

Among the several dignitaries expected at the ceremony are the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara; and the Ooni of Ife, Oonirisa Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi.

Also expected are Obas of the six South West States and those of Yoruba speaking areas of Kogi and Kwara States; captains of industry; and the Diplomatic Corps in Nigeria and representatives of foreign governments.

Adams, ITRealms reports, succeeds late business mogul, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, as Aare Ona Kakanfo, having been appointed was made by Oba Adeyemi on October 16, 2017.

Already, at the last count, ITRealms gathered that Adams has over 52 chieftaincy titles.


As a human rights activist, he was involved in the struggle for the return of Nigeria to democracy after several years of military rule and has defended the rights of the underprivileged.

Ayo Midele/GEE

ITREALMS ... everything news digitally!

Pix: Gani Adams

No comments: