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Monday, May 22, 2017

Canada Invites Ooni Of Ife To It's 150th Independence Anniversary

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has been invited as a special guest of the Canadian Government to grace the country’s 150th Independence Anniversary celebrations in July this year.



The special invitation was conveyed to the Ife monarch in his palace on Sunday by a Canadian Member of Parliament (MP), Ramesh Sangha.

Delivering the invitation, the Canadian MP said that the invitation was aimed at forging stronger ties between Canada and Nigeria.
Sangha, representing Brampton Central in the Canadian Parliament, said he would collaborate with Federal Government in the areas of economy, youth empowerment, health services, agriculture, science and technology while in Nigeria.


He described the Ife monarch as a “reference point in Nigeria in view of the enviable niche he has carved for himself since mounting the throne of his forebears.

“We Canadians are very happy with Your Highness for the great work you are doing.”

“On behalf of Canadian Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Justin Pierre James Trudeau, we are inviting you to the 150th Independence Anniversary Celebration of Canada coming up in July,” said the Canadian MP.

Responding, Oba Ogunwusi said he would continue to promote Yoruba tradition and cultural heritage as well as propagate peace and unity across the world.

The Ife monarch said he would grace the occasion in Canada and also promised to contribute his quota to the success of the programme.

The Canadian delegation included John Adeyefa, President, Nigerian-Canadian Association in Ottawa, Chidi Nwanyanwu, President, Nigerian-Canadian Association in Ontario and Sola Agboola, Leader, Nigerian Young-Adult Association in Canada.

(NAN)

24 comments:

  1. This Bobo dey travel sha.

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    1. Whatever! I could care less about this media whore OONI. He need to put his ass where it belongs. Stella enjoy your PR fees.

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    1. Which places? Is all
      Camouflage

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  4. Cool.

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  5. Now u all know why oba of Lagos dey beef the Guy..

    Every one loves Oni of ife, while no one gives a fcuk about the everly Rude Oba of lagos...


    Abeg Oni of ife show Oga Riliwan the way so that he can start enjoying the benefitts of a good oba.

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  6. APC siddon dia while others do the work. DAD go soon arrest Ooni for bypassing Nigerian Ambassador to Canada and for not consulting Lai Mohammed. Ndi Ara!!!!

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  7. Ooni with swag. That is the outcome when royalty meet with civilization.

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  8. Ooni with swag. That is the outcome when royalty meet with civilization.

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  9. Na his fine baby face dey take him around..he is a fine man

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  10. Using his position very well. In this man's head, he is the president of the yourubas and I agree with him.

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  11. Even the Oba of eko, Akiolu, was in court today! They challenge him as his not from the linage of the Kings.

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  12. Oni going places and ruling high

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    1. Yeah right. Ignorant people

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  13. Some of these comments are so unnecessary. I appreciate that Canada is acknowledging the cultural components of Nigeria. Contrary to popular belief, the Ooni of Ife is coming with fresh eyes and an open minded perspective. I'm curious if the people criticizing have even met him or taken part in any of his initiatives. I'm also curious to see what they are doing for the people themselves. Perhaps we should start the practice of uplifting others versus pulling down.
    #SOCULTURE

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