Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has joined other well meaning Nigerians to congratulate the royal family of the Ooni of Ile Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja the second on the safe birth and arrival of the crown prince to the sacred throne.
The Governor who visited the Olori, Yeyeluwa silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi at the Intensive care unit of the federal medical centre in Owo described the birth of the crown prince as a blessing to the kingdom of Ife and the entire Yoruba race.
Orange FM’s Gbenga Oluwajana reports that on Wednesday 18th of November it was a repeat of history when the wife of the Ooni of Ile Ife, Yeyeluwa silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy at the federal medical centre in Owo.
It is on record that the late Oba Ojaja the first, Grandfather to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi was given birth to in Owo many decades ago.
To rejoice with the house of Oduduwa Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu led other members of the Ondo state executive council to visit the olori to congratulate the family and the entire Yoruba race on the birth of the crown prince.
Governor Akeredolu rejoiced with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja the second saying he is glad that he met both the Olori and crown prince hale and hearty at the intensive care unit of the federal medical center, Owo.
Represented by the secretary to the state government, Mr Tayo oluwatuyi, Governor Akeredolu prayed the Lord to grant the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, the wife and the baby boy long life and sound health.
In his goodwill response, the Chief medical director of the federal medical centre, Owo, Dr Ahmed Adeagbo said the health institution is happy that the wife of the Ooni of Ile Ife had a safe delivery of a bouncing baby boy there.
Dr Adeagbo commended Governor Akeredolu for his immense contributions to the development of the health facility describing Akeredolu’s adminstration as a responsible govt that stands by its words.
Other members of the delegation include the chief of staff to the Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, commissioner for information, Donald Ojogo and commissioner for local govt and chieftaincy affairs, Mrs Lola Fagbemi.