As usual Ooni has been in the news , people everywhere jostling to rub shoulders with him, take selfies with him and write about him too. His smiles are not as broad as they were about 18 months ago. Is the shine of being the spiritual leader of Yorubas worldwide wearing off?
A few of the headlines he made this month below:
The people of Ekan Meje Kingdom in Oke Ero Council of Kwara State recently consolidated their history when leaders of the community, led by the paramount ruler, Oba Michael Adeyemi, visited Ile–Ife, Osun State to pay homage to the Ooni, Oba Enitan …
And in case you missed it, here is the video of Ooni ‘s aide cleansing the aircraft before his Canada flight. There were mostly commendations for the Ooni after this video went viral , but a few voices of dissent too. Ooni can’t win, if he honours his tradition in public or if he does it in private. Every Yoruba is a critic/expert on spiritual or historical matters, and we always want to advice someone…..