Ooni Of Ife Gets Brazilian City’s Highest Honour
Authorities of San Jose, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, has conferred the highest honour of the city on the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi.
This is even as the monarch urged adherents of traditional African religion to educate adherents of other faith regarding misconceptions about their faith.
A statement by the Ooni’s spokesperson, Mr. Moses Olafare, explained that the honour was conferred on the monarch during a visit to ‘Ile Ase Isegun Itesiwaju Aterosun,’ San Jose by the representative of Mayor of the city, Sergio de Paula.
Sergio noted the contributions of the monarch to the promotion of religious tolerance globally through his campaign for peaceful coexistence, hence the honour.