The Ooni-elect of Ile Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Wednesday arrived the ancient town amidst fanfare to begin rites of ascension to the throne of his forefathers.
The Ooni who arrived with armed security personnel, stopped at the Ife toll gate to greet the chiefs led by the Lowa of Ife.
The streets were lined with school children, market women, motorcycle riders and other residents of the town.
In spite of the huge crowd, the Ooni-elect took time to acknowledge cheers from the waiting crowd by raising his right hand several times to greet his subjects.
See photos of his arrival below.
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