The World Largest Forum of Traditional Rulers
The Royal Majesty Alaiyeluwa Oba Babatunde Olaogun Ogunlaja (JP)
Aladeshonyin and Paramount ruler of, Epe Odo-Noforija Kingdom, Member Lagos State Council of Obas and chiefs (first class Oba), Member Lagos state justice of peace, Eredo Area, Epe division, Lagos state, Nigeria West Africa,The President General of Heritage Forum hosted members of Heritage forum, in his palace during the Eibi Kilajolu festival, an annual festival for all the sons and daughter of Epe Odo Noforija, home and abroad, a festival of love, which is normally celebrated with a lot to eat and drink in the palace, to usher in Easter Celebration.
The kabiyesi, during his admonition remark, reminded people all over the world and Noforija indigenes, that the main purpose of Easter is forgiveness, tolerance and love which he encourages every peace-loving member of Nigeria to emulate for greater Nation, as he blesses the people and the land for long life and fruitfulness.
It was a gathering of Oba’s, members of Heritage forum, whose major interest is for promoting and sustaining the Yoruba cultural values, with an important aim of bringing unity among the traditional rulers also, inculcating in them, (the oba’s) the mindset to work towards complimenting one another rather than competing among each other which has been the major problem of Yoruba nation over the years.
He said if these values are well imbibed it will promote love, unity and peace among the populace to elevate the Yoruba nation where they naturally belong.
The President General could not hide his feelings on the massive support shown to him by members of Heritage forum since he assumed office as the President General of the world largest forum of traditional rulers, he commended the founder , his Right Honorable , Ogun State Commissioner for culture Basorun Muyiwa Oladipo for this great opportunity to serve Yoruba kingdom beyond his domain. The Oloris and queens were well represented during this three days event.
Most of the event that took place are the official flagged off of BAALES FORUM, Commissioning of Heritage senna car , which prompted President-General to call for all the sons , daughter and friends of Yoruba kingdom that love Africa to consider the services of Heritage TV for promotion of Africa culture and tradition for the advantage and mileage .
The Olu of Igbeinland, Oba (DR) FESTUS Makinde commended the President General for bringing the traditional rulers together on this unique occasion, he prayed that God Almighty will spare their lives to witness more of the festival and event.
Among those who attended the events are;
The Director-General Oba, (Dr) Wasiu Ogungbayi, The Onitetiku of Owode ota, Kabiyesi Oba Mufutau Adesesan Yusuf and, Sopen lokale of Okesopen Ijebuigbo, Oba Jacob Olutayo the lasole of Olasole Land, Oba Festus Makinde the Oluigbein Land, Olumakin of Ogunmakin Land. Onimeran of Meran kingdom, among them, are other professionals and co-founders who have been seeing to the success of day to day running of this forum, people like, Engr Ajibola Abiola ( JP) The Director /Rector of National Broadcast Academy of Nigeria ( the training aim of Federal Radio of nig) appreciated the President General and Other oba’s for making themselves available in building Yoruba kingdom the centre of cynosure, for themselves and for the next generation unborn, an act, everyone will be proud of, he also calls on other Oba’s to see themselves as a member of Heritage forum Aand embrace the idea soon.
Otunba Rufai Adeleke was very much delighted for the support and commitment by all the oba’s, crew members and press, He promises to be more committed to the cause of the forum especially in pursuit of the aim and objective of the forum.
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