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Ooni lines up leading artistes to revive Yoruba heritage

Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi Adeyeye

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi Adeyeye, has listed leading artistes to undertake a cultural revival of Yoruba heritage in a 12-day artistic show, designed to showcase the Yoruba nation.

Adeyeye who spoke through Oba Adebisi Layade, the Alarao Odaye of Ara Ife in Osun made the announcement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday.

The event is being staged ahead of the “Queen Moremi Ajasoro Special Theatre Project,” commemorating Queen Moremi, the iconic daughter of one of the bravest Yoruba hunter warriors, named Lukugba.


Adeyeye named the artistes lined up for the show as Bimbo Manuel, Bambam of the Big Brother Nigeria, Femi Branch, Deyemi Okanlawon, Aye Ayoola and Kehinde Bankole.

He stated that the event would propagate and rejuvenate the cherished values, culture and tradition of an African woman, who through her unusual courage put herself forward in order to save her people.

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