The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II on Monday played host to the new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, Otunba Gani Adams urging him to use his new position to right the wrongs in Yoruba land, and described him as the right choice for the position.
Ooni of Ife made the submission during a historic visit by the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo to him at his Ile Oodua palace in Ile Ife.
Congratulating the Aare designate, Ooni Ogunwusi applauded his choice and prayed that God empower him to carry out the work assigned to him for the Yoruba race stressing that there is no doubt his choice is as a result of his antecedent as a fearless fighter for the emancipation of Yoruba interests by peaceful means.
The African foremost monarch added that partisan politics has destroyed so many things, saying Aare Ona Kakanfo is a warrior who has a big role to play in the emancipation and unity of his people, hence the importance attached to the title .
According to the Arole Oduduwa, the title is not a social chieftaincy title, but one with robust traditional background and expectations.