Yesterday, September 3rd 2020 was historical as Hon. Sunday Adebowale, the chairman of Yoruba Council Of Youths Worldwide, Ogun State Council led his team on a courtesy and familiarization visit to the palace of His Royal Majesty, Oba (Prof.) Abdulkabir Adeyemi Obalanlege, Lanlege Ẹkun II (The Olota of Ota). This historical visit was based on his bid to further straighten the relationship between the Yoruba youths and the traditional institution of the gateway state.
Hon. Sunday Adebowale (YCYW Chairman) in his speech appreciated the monarch for his role in ensuring that the culture and traditional of the entire ogun state traditional institution as well as the Yoruba as a tribe in extension is stabilized. He added that the aims and objectives behind the establishment of YCYW is to create an avenue that would serve as an umbrella body for all progressive youths movements around the nooks and crannies of the entire yoruba Nation, to promote and preach oneness and love that would enable a collective effort of the Omoluabi(s) of which if achieved will bare the result of promoting the growth and development of the Yorubas. Which is in line with the directive and order of His Imperial Majesty Oba Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi (The Ooni Adimula of Ile Ife) to the entirety of the Omoluabis all around the globe.
The Olofin Ogunfunminire (Olota of Ota) in his Fatherly and Royal response, warmly welcomed and appreciated the council for their visit. Kabiesi being a father to all, and a lover of youths, gave series of advises and words of encouragement, using some of his personal experiences during his youthful days as relevant instances to stress and nail on the need for the youths to be good ambassadors by demonstrating the habit of a well trained Omoluabis in all aspects of their lives. The visit was an Historical one as His Royal Majesty gave his Royal consent and promise to always be available whenever his attention is needed at the council.
Nevertheless, it is pertinent to make known to the general public that the Apex body of the Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide under the leadership of the National President in person of Aare Barr. Oladotun Hassan Esq. is on the mission to partner with the palace of the Olota of Ota in order to initiate a programme that would further gear the growth, development and togetherness of the whole Yoruba nation.
Rider to the foregoing, It is noteworthy to express a profound gratitude to the entire YCYW under the coordination of Ogbeni Ajibode Abdulkabir Olawale, who are the champion and host of this historical visit.
Yoruba ni mi, omo k’otu ojiire.