Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and also the new river Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams have aforementioned that the unity among Yoruba is inviolate.
They spoke on Sat in Oyo when Gani Adams installation because the fifteenth river Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.
Adams was put in nineteen years when the dying of the fourteenth river Ona Kakanfo, the bourgeois and politician Chief terrorist group Abiola.
The traditional rites were performed on Adams by the Alaafin before he was put in because the river Ona Kakanfo
Adeyemi aforementioned that dissonance among Yoruba sons and daughters should be discouraged, oral communication it’s affected the race lots.
The monarch, WHO tasked Adams to make sure unity among the Yoruba, has aforementioned he picked him as a result of Adams loves the Yoruba race, its culture and tradition.
“He has contributed vastly to upholding them. He has shown enough attractiveness to be the honour. He could also be young however he’s terribly daring and fearless.
“Gani Adams may be a cultural enthusiast WHO comes and defends our race where he goes. These ar traits substitutable with AN river Ona Kakanfo,’’ the monarch aforementioned.
Adeyemi discharged insinuations that occupiers of the position die young, adding that they need invoked the spirit of the ancestors to grant him long life and also the race unity.
According to him, “I have put in 2 river Ona Kakanfos because the Alaafin and that i don’t wish to put in another before I be a part of my ancestors.
Adams explicit that he wasn’t happy with the extent of unity in Yoruba land, pledging that he would do additional as a bridge-builder.
Adams known as on the south-west governors to unite for the advancement of Yoruba no matter their political affiliations.
“It is 558 years agone that the primary river Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Kokorogengen of Iwoye was put in. i do know that such a lot is anticipated of Pine Tree State.
“My appointment may be a challenge, considering the ability and glamour dropped at the position by the thirteenth and I4th occupiers, Late Chief S. L. Akintola and Late Chief terrorist group Abiola severally.
“I think about myself lucky as a result of there was no war ravaging the Yoruba nation currently, except the gradual extinction of Yoruba culture and values that should be desperately protected and preserved,’’ he said.
He known as on the national to make sure smart road and rail network also as electricity to spice up the touristry potentials of the country am passionate about it operated in some countries.
The river Ona Kakanfo thanked President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara for his or her support.
“I wish to assure you all that i’ll not let down you on my new role. i’ll establish river Ona Kakanfo Foundation and web site for the projection of Yoruba culture and values.
“I can offer scholarships to Yoruba kids to assist their education as a result of education is lightweight. I promise to preserve and shield Yoruba culture and values,’’ he said.
He pledged to figure with ancient rulers and leaders across Yoruba land to foster the required unity.
Earlier, bishop old Ayo Ladigbolu, Chairman, Committee for the Installation of river Ona Kakanfo aforementioned that there was want for the constitution of ‘The Kakanfo board Council’ created up eminent and credible Yoruba leaders.
“This would assist the Kakanfo to with success tackle the problems of peaceful co-existence among numerous ethnic nationalities, non secular tolerance, national reorientation and responsibility.
“It will facilitate him on South-west integration, re-invigoration of the pride of place of Yoruba language and culture also as alternative pressing problems,’’ he said.Adams, whereas playacting the normal rites used fifteen calabashes to hope for unity and peace for Yoruba race and African country.
The calabashes used belonged to fourteen former river Ona Kakanfo and his own calabash
The event was attended by Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, distinguished Yoruba ancient rulers, eminent Nigerians across political divides, Yoruba Socio-cultural teams and a bunch of well wishers. (NAN)