Photos: The Great Oshoosi Festival, Ooni Of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi Participating
His Royal Majesty, Oba, AdeyeyeEnitanOgunwusi, Ojaja II, the IgbakejiOrisa and the reputable 51st Ooni of Ife has taken part in the much talked about ‘Oshoosi festival’ 2019 in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
Information has it that Oshoosi is a deity believed to be the father of philanthropy and religious congregation for purity and sanity in Yoruba land. And, no wonder, the people of Ile-Ife and the royal fathers tend to celebrate the Oshoosi Festival yearly in the land of Oduduwa.
Oba AdeyeyeEnitanOgunwusi, the Ooni of Ife is not only the youngest traditional ruler and leader of Ile-Ife but as well the richest and the most prominent in the Yoruba land.
Findings revealed that the festival of Oshoosi is always held to honor and pray with Oba Ogunwusi, who is seen as the spiritual head of Yoruba race worldwid .
The festival witnessed by who-is-who from different walks of life, was quite eventful and memorable. During the Oshoosi Festival the people of Ile-Ife and the entire participants wore white clothes in different attires which signify purity and sanity for the celebration.