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Video: Ooni of Ife gets heroic welcome after US trip

His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja ll returned to his kingdom, Ile-Ife, Osun state on Monday, June 27, 2016 after an eventful three week visit to the United States of America.

During his US visit, he had high level meetings with US government officials at both local and federal levels on issues bordering on the emancipation of the black race and economic empowerment of Africa.

The foremost African Monarch was decorated with many awards in different US. Cities, Congress and the White House, which was capped with a closed door meeting with President Barrack Obama.

The Ooni of Ife was conferred with many titles, including the Special Ambassador of Peace, United Nations, New York.


The well loved monarch was met by a large crowd at his newly upgraded palace, Ile Oodua, Enuwa, Ile-Ife as his subjects, young and old danced and sang in appreciation of the return of their unusual king who has overseen an unusual rapid development of his kingdom in just six months of ascending the throne of his forefathers.

Watch the video of Ooni Adeyeye’s triumphant return to Ile-Ife…


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