Agbaakin Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oloye Lekan Alabi, is celebrating 2nd Anniversary of Investiture as Culture Ambassador of Ike-Ife.
The event that is taking place today, Sunday, is the second anniversary of the investiture of Agbaakin Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oloye Lekan Alabi, by His Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife and Arole Oduduwa,Alayeluwa Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi,Ojaja 11, as the first Culture Ambassador of the National Museum and Monument, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
Still basking in the euphoria of the day, Oloye Alabi said, “Kindly take good note of the divine figure of perfection and glory, 7, in my investiture process.
“On 7/7/18,the first anniversary of my investiture, I rehabilitated the derelict and abandoned tomb of the 11th Olubadan of Ibadanland, Aare Obatoke Latoosa 1(1871 to 1885), conjunction with the Mogaji of Aare Latoosa Family, Oke Aare, Ibadan, Oyo State of Nigeria, Chief Hakeem Adebayo Latoosa.
“Today,Sunday,7/7/19,the second anniversary of my investiture, I am going to mark the day with the presentation of some copies of the biography of the 37th Olubadan of Ibadanland, the late Oba Emmanuel Adegboyega Adeyemo, Operinde 1,to the Royal Operinde Family of Isale ‘Jebu, Ibadan.
“The biography, titled ‘VERDICT OF GOD’, was written by my friend of 41 years, Ayo Fasoro.
“I was the reviewer of the book and the compere at its launch at the Premier Hotel,Mokola Hill,Ibadan,on 20th April,1995 at 11.00am.
“It would be recalled that the late Olubadan Adeyemo Operinde 1 installed me the Mogaji of Oyetunji Olundegun Family, Ile Oye, SW2/486, Isale ‘Jebu, Ibadan, on 21st November, 1994.”