O ti se ese!
The Ooni of Ife's Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare has described the proposed maiden OTI SE'ESE CARNIVAL billed to hold on 7th December 2016 in commemoration of the 1st year coronation anniversary ofOoni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi(Ojaja II) of Ile-Ife as a manifestation of the king's progressive vision for youth development and empowerment.
The Ooni's Media Relations strategist stated this at the Ile-Oodua palace on Tuesday during a well attended press conference jointly called by the organizers, Mainstream Promotions Ltd and Achievas Entertainment in conjunction with Directorate of Media and Public Affairs of Ooni's Palace where the mission of the first of it's kind multimillion Naira carnival was made known to the general public.
The Project Lead of Mainstreetz Promotions Ltd Onyebuchi Desmond who read the text on behalf of the company's Chief Operating Officer, Mr Seun Famodun said OTISE'ESE CARNIVAL project has been conceptualized to celebrate Ooni Ogunwusi and it is in line with his transformation of cultural tourism plan with a view to showcasing the rich cultural splendour of Ile Ife as the source of Yoruba and foster unity among the black race.
"Otisese Carnival is a cultural festival conceived for the Office of His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II to celebrate his ascension and landmark reign, showcasing the rich cultural splendour of Ile Ife and foster unity among the Yoruba race. The Carnival is also projected at bringing all Yoruba's (Odua descents) and well-wishers from different parts of Nigeria and in diaspora to rejoice the reign of the new Ooni of Ile Ife and revel the Odua legacy."
He also assured that adequate preparations are being perfected to take care an anticipated crowd of over 1,000,000 people with expected attendances of top government functionaries at the federal and state level, royal and traditional rulers, serving ministers, visiting guests and dignitaries from states, foreign embassies and missions, distinguished associations from both home and aboard.
According to Seun Famodu, the Chief operating officer of Mainstreetz Promotions “The Otisese carnival aims at consolidating the vision of his Imperial Majesty in transforming Ile Ife as the cultural & tourism capital of Nigeria, promoting the vast business opportunities and potentials that abode in Ile Ife”. Mainstreetz Promotions and Achievers Entertainment are working on behalf of his imperial majesty to host this unique event showcasing the rich culture and traditions of Ile Ife to the world.
“We are using this opportunity to draw the attention of the general public to this upcoming event which is poised to be one of the biggest cultural showcase in the State of Osun and Nigeria. Ile Ife is the cradle of Yoruba civilisation and to have an annual celebration bringing people together from far and wide is an opportunity that should be utilised. We want to create a platform for entertainment, education and reawakening of the youth to the cultural values of Oduduwa that will help foster unity and prosperity of Nigeria,” said Onyebuchi Desmond, project lead for Otisese carnival.
According to the CEO Achievas, the Otisese Carnival will be having cultural, interactive and entertainment styled activities that includes; Tour and Sightseeing to prestigious Ile Ife landmarks, a colourful fete parade, Star studded Music Concert, Royal banquet amongst others. His imperial Majesty and his Olori will be launching their pet projects that includes social empowerment initiatives for the Ile Ife community and Osun state.
This event is an opportunity for corporate organisations, business entities to reiterate their brand commitment towards the sustenance of our cultural splendour and reaching out to new markets through the carnival activities.
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O TI SE'ESE!!!