By; ODEYEMI SAMUEL, Akure
The Olowa of Igbara_Oke, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, Ilufemiloye Ogidi III at the weekend participated in the celebration of year 2019 Olojo festival in Ile-Ife.
Kabiyesi, who arrived Ibadan Airport from Abuja along with the Governor of Osun State, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola proceeded to Ile-Ife shortly after alighting from Overland Airways to join the Oonirisa, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi the Ojaja II to celebrate the year 2019 Olojo festival.
The Interior Minister, Hon. Rauf Aregbesola and a host of other Traditional Rulers added glamour to year 2019 Olojo festival which was well attended by Captains of Industries across the country.
Speaking at the occasion, Alhaji Rauf Aregbesola who represented the President, Alhaji Mohammed Buhari stressed the significant role Culture and Tourism plays in showcasing the potentials of every society.
According to him, the annual celebration of Olojo festival is a great occasion for Yoruba race across the World, as it also showcases the economy status of Ile-Ife.
The Minister, who is also the immediate past Governor of Osun state said, the President prays for continuous sustenance of peace and progress of the ancient town of Ile-Ife.
He however crowned his Goodwill message in his usual characteristic manner with various songs of praises in appreciation of the successful hosting of this year Olojo day.
High Chiefs, Community leaders, Societies and various Cultural groups made their various presentations of cultural displays and paid homages to the Oonirisa, Ojaja II in their turns.