Tomori Williams Installed as the Modern Elite Warrior, Aare Onikoyi, of Yoruba Land (Video)
The city of Oyo Town in Oyo State, Nigeria, was agog with fun during the official coronation of Otunba Tomori Williams as the Aare Onikoyi of Yorubaland, the title was conferred on him by the Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III. The chieftaincy title is a distinguish element amongst the Yoruba people which stands for ‘Warrior King’, which has been used oftentimes in Yoruba Oriki (praise poem).
The three days event was filled with merry with the King of Fuji music, Wasiu Ayinde Marshall, to entertain the guests.
The glamorous event had top elites such as Oyo State Peoples Democratic Party Chairman, Alao Akala; House of Representative member, Shina Peller; Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, Oba Saheed Elegushi; Akinsiku of Lagos, Olalekan Dosunmu; and Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Oloyede Gbadamosi.
Also present were Oloyan of Oyankingdom, Oba Kelani and his Olori; Alara of Ilara Epe, Oba Folarin Ogunsanwo; the Lagos/mainland council of white cap chiefs; Osolo of Isolo, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka; Onibogun of Ibogun, Oba Ifakayode Ajigbotifa; Chief Executive Officer of Sodium Brand Solutions Limited, Bisoye Fagade; Chief Olawale Andus, the Aro of Oto, representative of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Mogaji Nureni Akanbi; the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams and Onishagisha of Magodo, just to mention few.
See the video of the event below: