|KABIYESI & OTHER KINGS|
|OBA SIKIRU KAYODE ADETONA|
Oba Sikiru Adetona, Ogbagba II, the paramount ruler of the Ijebu Kingdom, clocked the ripe old age of 80 a few weeks back and for his royal majesty and his subjects far and wide, it was celebration time galore. Kabiyesi is one of the most respected royal fathers in the country and one of the most revered by the Yorubas. A fearless, straight to the point king, who says it as he sees it.
The Ijebus are known all over the world to love celebrations of all kinds, it is said that their love for partying and merry making is one trait that distinguishes them from others. Every year, they make a show of their love, affection, trust and loyalty of their king openly at the Ojude Oba, it is always a spectacular show or event to see annually. So on this particular occasion when their most loved king clocked 80 years old, they didn't hesitate to roll out the drums.
So on May 10, 2014 loads of distinguished Ijebu sons & daughters and their friends came from far and wide, to celebrate, the Paramount ruler of the Ijebu kingdom, HRM, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, Alaiyeluwa, the Ogbagba II, the Awujale of Ijebuland.
Kabiyesi was born on May 10, 1934. He was elected to ascend to the throne of the Awujale on January 4, 1960, and was coronated as the Awujale on Saturday, April 2, 1960. At the time he was made the King, he was just 26 years old. The revered royal father has ruled over his domain now for 54 good years.
Some of those we saw at the party were many royal fathers, the likes of the Alaafin of Oyo- Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Oba of Lagos- Oba Riliwan Aremu Akiolu, Alake of Egbaland- Oba Adedotun Gbadebo III, Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe and others. Some others at the event were the likes of former Governors Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Aremo Segun Osoba, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, the Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, Ogun State Governor- Senator Ibikunle Amosun, billionaires- Otunba Mike Adenuga, Chief Harry Akande, Obafoluke Otudeko, Otunba Subomi Balogun & Dr. Sunny Kuku, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, Justice George Oguntade, Kola Abiola, Ambassador Greg Mbadiwe, Muyiwa Ige, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Pastor Tunde Bakare and many others.
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|HRM OBA ADETONA, GOV AMOSUN & WIFE, OTUNBA MIKE ADENUGA,GEN BUHARI|
|KABIYESI & OTUNBA SUBOMI BALOGUN|
|OBA AKIOLU & ALAAFIN LAMIDI|
|SENATOR BIYI DUROJAIYE, IGWE ACHEB, OBA AKIOLU|
|OTUNBA SUBOMI & OLORI ABIMBOLA BALOGUN|
|GENERAL MOHAMMED BUHARI RTD|
|CHIEF HARRY AKANDE|
|HRM OBA ADETONA & AREMO SEGUN OSOBA|
|ALAAFIN OF OYO, OBA LAMIDI ADEYEMI & THE AWUJALE|
|OLUFUNSO AMOSUN & ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU|
|GOV SERIAKE DICKSON & OBA ADETONA|
|AREMO & BEERE SEGUN & DERIN OSOBA & OTUNBA GBENGA DANIELS|
|BIODUN SHOBANJO & THE ALAKE OF EGBA-OBA GBADEBO|
|GEN MUHAMMADU BUHARI & PASTOR TUNDE BAKARE|
|ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU & OTUNBA BOLA KUFORIJI OLUBI|