Rewrite: Femi Adebayo, a popular Nigerian actor, and his father, Adebayo Salami, paid a congratulatory visit to King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, also known as Kwam 1, following his coronation as Olori Omoba Akile Ijebu.
In a viral video shared on Femi Adebayo’s official Instagram page, he shared clips from their visit to Kwam 1’s residence. The video shows Femi Adebayo and his father, Adebayo Salami, offering their congratulations to Kwam 1 on his new royal title.
Femi Adebayo captioned the video, saying, “I joined my father @adebayo.salami to pay a congratulatory homage to his royalty, the OLORI OMOOBA AKILE IJEBU @kingwasiuayindemarshal and his queen @emmanuellaeversmiling CONGRATULATIONS 🎊.”
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The entertainment industry is buzzing with excitement as the legendary Fuji singer, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, widely known as Kwam 1, has officially been crowned the Olori Omoba Akile Ijebu.
Kwam 1 emerged from seclusion on the 24th of September, 2023, after completing a seven-day traditional rite.
The celebrated singer took to his social media page to share the great news, posting a photo of himself seated on a royal chair.
He captioned the photos with a simple yet impactful message, “R. O. Y. A. L. T. Y.”
As news of Kwam 1’s coronation spread, A-list celebrities joined in congratulating the iconic musician on this prestigious achievement.
Notable celebrities from the Nigerian entertainment industry, including actors, musicians, and public figures, flooded the comment section with warm congratulations for Kwam 1.
A-list stars like Fathia Williams, Mustapha Sholagbade, Karim Adeoti, Kehinde Bankole, and Mama Oriki were among those who celebrated the Fuji maestro’s elevation to this prestigious title.
Kazim Adeoti expressed his congratulations, saying, “Congratulations to the royalty 👑. Emi ola agun lase Edumare 🙏🎉.”
Kehinde Bankole rejoiced with, “Kaabiyesi o. Emi Ola agun!!”
Fathia Williams affectionately wrote, “Congratulations baba mi 😍.”
Mama Oriki conveyed her warm wishes, saying, “KABIYESI O. CONGRATULATIONS SIR.”
The title, “Olori Omo Oba Akile Ijebu,” was graciously bestowed upon K1 by the Awujale of Ijebu Land, HRM Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, Ogbagba Agbotewole II.
Previously held by the late Balogun, the title symbolizes the strength and dignity of the Ijebu people.
KWAM 1’s attainment of this prestigious title reflects his remarkable contributions to enhancing the reputation of Ijebuland and, by extension, the entire Yorubaland.
Before this latest honor, he had already earned the title of Mayegun of Yorubaland, further solidifying his status as a respected figure in the Yoruba community.