Better days are here again. The oracle and custodian of Yoruba heritage, His Royal Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife has confirmed the appointment of His Spiritual Majesty, Oba Babajide S. O. Falade, the Oba Aala of the federal capital territory as the Chairman of Obatala Festival, 2020/2023.
The appointment was effected penultimately by His Divine Grace, Oba Isoro O.O.O. Dada Obalesun, Oloja Iranje, Obarisa Agbaye at the Holy Temple of OBATALA, Igbo Itapa, Ile lfe.
The letter of appointment stated in part that, Oba Babajide S. O. Falade will henceforth represent Nigeria at global traditional festivals that commands Yoruba followership and heritage.
It also stated that all Embassies, especially; that of Brazil, Canada and America should accord Oba Babajide. S. O. Falade all respects in line with tradition while in office.
Oba Babajide S. O. Falade is the Oba Aala of the federal capital territory where he oversees all the spiritual needs of the Yoruba residing in the city.
Speaking with newsmen after receiving the official letter of appointment, the Spiritual titan calls on all Yoruba leaders, especially the spiritual fathers to join hands with him in order to succeed during his tenure.
I call on my brothers and sisters as well as royal fathers and my elders in the traditional practice to see my appointment as a collective responsibility to further put Yoruba culture on the global map, he said.