His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) and his beautiful queen Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi (Yeyelua) were on Sunday, June 19th 2016 at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCGG) Jesus House in Washington DC to worship the Almighty God.
The Senior Pastor of the church Ghandi Olaoye while welcoming the Ooni and his about 60-man entourage described him as an ambassador of peace and harmony who is well loved by the people around the world. He also attributed his success so far recorded to his humility and dedication to the Almighty God who he has always referred to as king of kings.
“Kabiyesi you are man of peace and harmony. You have so far done very well as a king who loves the masses and loved by the people around the world. Your outstanding success within this short time on the throne of your forefathers is as a result of your humility and dedication to God who you have always called the kings of kings.
Your Majesty, your presence in our our midst today is a divine one for today is the fathers day and we hope you will represent all the father’s back home here as the overall father of Yoruba nation. This is very historic and am sure it will remain indelible in the minds of the entire church members,” Olaoye said.
In his short speech before the congregation, His Imperial Majesty expressed delights over the reception accorded him and his entourage. He promised to continue to work for the masses and always exhort God as the only king of kings who not only created him but has also done several unforgettable positive wonders in his life.
“Thank you so much for this warm reception for me and my people here today. I will always work for the masses and I shall never hesitate to continue exhorting the Almighty God who has been my only strength. He is the only king of kings and my creator who has done numerous unforgettable positive wonders in my life.
Yes, today is the fathers day but God is the one we all should be celebrating today because he is the only father of all fathers who does not eat our food or drink our wine, the only thing he expects from us is exhortations and we must not fail in giving it to him always,” the Ooni said.
Ooni Ogunwusi also charged the congregation to always place God first in all their endeavors to be successful in life as God does not fail anybody that believes in him and climaxed his speech with a praise song joined by the the congregation in singing
“I have a father that will never ever fail me, I have a father that will never ever fail me, Jesus is the father that will never ever fail me, Rock of Ages never ever fails,” Ooni sang.
On the entourage of the Arole Oodua to the church were his some notable Yoruba kings to include the Orangun of Ila, HRM Oba Wahab Adedotun (Bibiire 1); Ajero of Ijero, Oba Adewole Joseph; Olubaka of Oka-Akoko, Oba Yusuf Adeleye; HRM Olufon of Ifon, Oba Al-Moroof Magbagbeola; HRM Oba Elerinmon of Erinmo Oba Ajayi Micheal; HRM Alaraoodaye of Ara-Ife, Oba Segun Layade; and HRM Regent Adebusola Oluwatuyi of Isolo kingdom.
The kingmakers are HRH Oba Saka Olawusi, the Obaloran of Ilode; Adekola Adeyeye Jaaran of Ife; Akinropo Zaccheus, Waasin of Ife; and Jimo Awe, Arode of Ife. Other members of the entourage were his elder brother Prince Adegboyega Ogunwusi; Princesses Folasade Ogunwusi Fadairo, Adesola Ogunwusi Olojede; and Adebimpe Ogunwusi Daodu; the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU’s P.R.O Biodun Olanrewaju and wife Omolara; Professor Jeleel Ojuade; Barrister Lanre Alli; Barrister Wale Ojo; Dr Makinwa Adereti; Dr (Mrs) Remi Duyile; and Coordinator of the Oodua Economic Leadership/Transformation Summit, Pemi Folarin.
Others were Prince Ayotunde Isadipe, Mrs Alake Eyinade Adelekan, Ace broadcaster Modele Sarafa-Yusuf, Tunde Alabi Hundeyin, Iyalode Yeyefini Efunbolade, Idowu Salami (Traditional Secretary), Oriowo Oyeyemi (Sarun Oodua), Moses Olafare (Media), Kolawole Emmanuel(CSO) and a host of others.
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