Yesterday 7/10/2020 was a memorable day as Hon. Sunday Adebowale, The Ogun State chairman of Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) and his formidable team of local government coordinators and state executives paid a familiarization and courtesy visit to the Palace of His Royal Majesty Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo (CFR) Okukenu iv, the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland
In his introductory remarks, Hon. Sunday Adebowale appreciated Kabiesi for his warm welcome. He added that the stool of Alake is one of the most ancient monarchical stool in the history of the entire Yoruba race, however coming before the Alake is really a privilege and we indeed are most grateful.
The chairman further reiterated the aims and objectives that necessitated the establishment of the Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide which happens to be the Umbrella body for all youth organization in the entire Yoruba tribe, on the order of His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II (The Ooni Adimula of Ile-Ife), established and spearheaded by Aare (Barr.) Oladotun Hassan Esq.(YCYW National President) And most especially the purpose of the visit which is to seek the Royal blessings of our Royal father and also to notify as well seek for the Royal endorsement of Kabiesi for the council’s proposed Ogun State Yoruba Youths Summit (Àpérò Awọn ọdọ Ogun) with Topic: Sustainability of our Yoruba Social- Cultural Heritage, proposed for 5th of December 2020 by the special grace of Eledua.
Kabiesi Alake and paramount ruler of Egbaland being the lover of youths, custodian of tradition and father of all delightfully and joyously welcome the youths to the ancient palace of Egbaland, saying he’s always filled with joy whenever comes across responsible youths of nowadays taking up the charge of ensuring that our culture and traditions are always intact
Alayeluwa advised that there’s urgent need for youths of nowadays to put more efforts in making sure to bring back our cultural norms and traditions to its rightful place, as Yorubas are known all over the world to be culturally, traditionally and morally blessed, he therefore urge all YCYW relevant executives and stakeholders being the frontliners of their respective youth constituencies of ogun state to ensure they do everything possible to inculcate in all youths to be of good behaviors as Omoluabis that they are and always give to ceazer what belongs to ceazer. He also urge all Yoruba sons and daughters to engage in skill acquisitions towards their individual self sufficiency, in other to contribute meaningfully and productively to the development of their respective communities, state and the nation at large
Kabiesi said to tell the whole world that henceforth we take exception to our language and dialects been referred to as a vernacular language. To cap it all up after series of advises and words of encouragement, Kabiesi gave his full support, blessings and immediately gave his endorsement for the proposed program and he gave his word on behalf of the entirety of Ẹgbaland to always be available whenever his attention or support might be needed.
Also in attendance was high chiefs of Egbaland who jointly welcomed the youths council to the Alake’s palace.
Conclusively, We are pleased to bring to the notice of the general public that the palace of the Alake of Egbaland has promised to always call our attentiofrontlinersportunities, free vocational trainings as investors are coming to shower blessings of countless opportunities to the fertile land of the Egba (Abeokuta).
Yoruba ni mi, omo kotu ojiire!