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Ooni of Ife Dogara congratulates new monarch, Ogunwusi

Dogara’s congratulations were contained in statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated the new Ooni of Ife, Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi on his appointment.

Ogunwusi was named as the Ooni-designate on October 25, 2015 by Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola.

Dogara’s congratulations were contained in statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan.

The statement reads:

“As you ascend the glorious revered throne of your fore-fathers, I join your family, the good people of the historic kingdom of Ife, friends, proteges and well-wishers to ask God to guide, guard and give you wisdom to lead.”

“I note that the position of Ooni carries with it authority, influence and power and therefore I urge Your Royal Majesty to rule with the fear of God and serve as a father to all.”

Ogunwusi is expected to officially arrive in Ife on Tuesday, October 27, to begin his coronation rites.

READ: 10 things you should know about new Ooni of Ife

He replaces the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade who died on July 28 in London.

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