The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said that the lost glory of Ile-Ife and Nigeria at large would be restored soonest.The traditional ruler gave the assurance at the grand finale of Olojo festival in Ile-Ife, on Monday, as he visited the family royal compound, Agbedegbede and some other notable areas.
Ogunwusi appreciated the Almighty God for sparing Nigeria, in spite of the challenges facing the nation and its people till date.
Noting that the Olojo festival would bring light and comfort to the people of Osun State, Nigeria and the entire continent after the celebration.
“Whenever we celebrate Olojo festival, all the prayers offered are speedily answered, for the Aare Crown that comes out once in a year is a symbol of peace and harmony.
“And it’s a point of contact to God Almighty towards resolving all issues in Nigeria, as the country gears up for the next general elections in 2023,” he said.
According to Ooni, this year’s festival would bring an end to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities which has paralysed academic activities in the nation’s universities.
He assured that with his prayers, the next general elections would be free, fair and credible, saying that the celebration of Olojo festival would restore normalcy.
“By God’s Grace, we are coming back here next year to thank God and to testify to the power of God that everything is settled,” he added.