The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has debunked allegations of a rift among himself and the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi announcing Yoruba traditional rulers are united and that solidarity will preserve to reign.
The monarch stated this on Thursday whilst presiding over the Osun State Traditional Rulers Council held at his palace in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
The assembly had 75 Yoruba traditional rulers in attendance.
“What we’ve got inherited from our forefathers must live and cohesion will retain to reign in Yorubaland.
“We call this meeting to ensure that our cultural historical past is intact. Nothing can put off our heritage from us. I am here with my brother king (Oluwo of Iwo). We understand him as Oluwo of Iwo; we don’t want to concentrate to rumours.
“South Western Nigeria is a mirror for Nigeria. We have a robust heritage, culture and culture. Religion isn’t always the premise of our coexistence in South Western Nigeria,” Ooni stated.
Ooni, at the same time as addressing the conventional rulers emphasized the significance of cohesion and peaceful coexistence among traditional rulers and the importance of coordinating themselves in royal manners.
Also at the assembly, the Oluwo referred to that the Ooni is the father of all Obas, and stressed that Ife remains the supply of all kings.