The city of Ijebu-Ode is buzzing with excitement as it prepares for the grand celebration of Fuji singer Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, also known as Kwam 1, who was recently crowned as the Olori Omoba Akile Ijebu.
With the presence of over 5 Governors, more than 10 Senators, and a gathering of 100 Kings, along with A-list celebrities, the world-class reception for Fuji maestro Kwam 1’s “Olori Omoba” Title in Ijebu-Ode promises to be extraordinary.
Reports indicate that all the hotels in Ijebu-Ode are fully booked for this momentous day, as the city is set to shut down for over 9 hours to mark this occasion.
Many prominent Ijebu billionaires have also expressed their support for the choice of Kwam 1 as the recipient of this prestigious title.
Why Awujale Of Ijebuland choose me to become Olori Omooba of Ijebu Kingdom- Wasiu Ayinde reveals.
Kwam1 has disclosed the reason behind the selection of him as the Olori Omooba of Ijebu Kingdom by Ọba Sikiru Kayọde Adetọna, the Awujale Of Ijebuland.
As a recap, Wasiu Ayinde assumed a significant role after being bestowed with the prestigious title of Olori Omoba of Akile Ijebu by the paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, during the recent Ojude Oba festival.
The Olori Omoba title holds immense pride and distinction in Ijebuland, last held by the highly esteemed Nigerian and founder of First City Monument Bank, the late Otunba Subomi Balogun, who passed away at the age of 89.
Kwam1’s new role as the Olori Omoba is to preserve and promote the culture and traditions of the Ijebu people, as well as contribute to various developmental tasks within the society.
In a recent interview, the Fuji singer opened up about why Ọba Sikiru Adetọna conferred upon him this significant title.
Watch his explanation below.