Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
How I will operate as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland — Gani Adams

By News Express on 19/11/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 922

•Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, Dr. Gani Adams
•Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, Dr. Gani Adams

The Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, Dr. Gani Adams, has given insight into how he intends to function as the Yoruba Generalissimo.

Speaking at the palace of Olu of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Gbadewole weekend, the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate said he intends to work with traditional rulers and everybody that he needs to work with, to ensure the Unity of Yoruba race and progress of the country at large.

Insisting that he will do “everything within my power to ensure this” Adams said he was one of the people who played major roles in the fight for the enthronement of democracy being enjoyed in the country, adding that nothing is too much to do for the sustenance of the hard earned process.

He said he intends to use the advantage the position is offering to foster unity among the people to enable progress, because, according to him “little could be achieved in the face of disunity and injustice.”

Welcoming the Aare Ona Kakanfo to his palace, the Olu Ilaro said he saw the visit as a great honour.

He stressed that the Aare Ona Kakanfo title is not a title of a town or its functions limited to a town or city, but for the entire Yoruba land, adding that the title shares the same origin with Ilaro.

According to the paramount ruler of Yewa land, “whatever that comes from Oyo is automatically ours in Ilaro because that is where we come from. Alaafin is a peculiar Oba to us in Ilaro and I want to use this opportunity to thank him for his choice of Gani Adams as Aare Ona Kakanfo”.

Describing Adams as a man of valour, the Olu of Ilaro said he got a taste of this quality in the Aare Ona Kakanfo at the last CONFAB where they were both members.

The Oba prayed for a good reign for the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo while he praised him for his activities in the area of promotion of culture and tradition.

He mentioned that Adams will chair the 2018 edition of the popular Orona festival in Ilaro. The current year’s edition is still being marked in the town as the celebration kicked off earlier in the week.

According to the Oba who promised to be present at the January 13th Installation ceremony of the Aare Ona Kakanfo in Oyo town, it will be the Silver Jubilee of his Orona festival in 2018. (THISDAY)

Source News Express

Posted 19/11/2017 10:20:12 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Investment Promotion Agencies want NIPC Executive Secretary sent...

FG, States, LGs share N609.95bn November revenue

‘Appalling act of evil’: Journalist killed and eaten...

Tonye Princewill hits Governor Amaechi •LISTS HIS SINS...

Okowa, Delta APC, Emerhor mourn Olu of Warri,...

What’s this world coming to?: 8-YEAR-OLD FEMALE SUICIDE...

1.1 million Nigerians currently on treatment for HIV...

Bayelsa Poll: APC chieftain writes Buhari, says Sylva...

Troops flush out terrorists in Bitta-Damboa, Borno

New Task Force Commander vows to crush Boko...

Police secretly arraigns detained Premium Times journalist

Offa Robbery: Saraki shuns police invitation

 

Latest News 233 policemen arrested for corruption Sex video tape played in Lagos court in evidence Saraki, Dogara guilty of corruption — Legislative aides Woman dies as mobile phone explodes in bedroom, husband injured Amnesty tasks International Criminal Court, wants full-blown investigation into Boko Haram’s atrocities 2019: Okowa calls for issue-based campaign as Delta State PDP inaugurates Campaign Council DAPPMA suspends shutdown of operations, gives 5-day grace notice 2019: Dogara accuses FG of vote-buying, inducement Confusion deepens in Ogun PDP as Kashamu launches governorship campaign Buhari unveils Corruption Risk Assessment Report ASUU decries alleged intimidation of members in UNILAG by pro-chancellor 2019: Agbaje vows to free Lagos from godfatherism if elected Governor

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (429,431 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (394,556 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (327,470 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (280,806 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (247,637 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,160 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (211,928 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,165 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,408 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,333 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,104 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,600 views)

 

Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,870) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (972) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (311) International (2,801) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (146) Maggie's Blog (64) News (41,321) Opinion (1,150) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,101) Religion (911) Sports (1,812) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera