Ooni of Ife Graces Coronation of Sefiu Adebayo Mufutau As Bobakeye

As part of efforts to acknowledge and appreciate the great impact of  Crown Charity Trust Founder, Chief Sefiu Adebayo MUFUTAU and his wife, Adetoun the Okero of Elegberun land, Oba Adedokun Evans Ademiluyi conferred the couple with Chieftaincy title of Bobakeye and Yeye Bobakeye of Elegberun land.

Oba Ademiluyi during the coronation on Saturday said the conferment of chieftaincy aimed at appreciating Mufutau’s philanthropic life to the Elegberun Community in Ife South Local Government in Osun state,

Also speaking at the coronation the Obalufe of Ife land, Oba Idowu Adediwura, who represented the Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, noted that the title of Bobakeye is a unique title of great influence.

“This Bobakeye is title that gives the chief access to the king directly without any hindrance.”

He further congratulated and urged the new chiefs to remain committed to the tradition and culture of Ife land and Yoruba land at large.

Conferring the chieftaincy title, Oba Ademiluyi lauded the exceptional philanthropic life of Adebayo who he described as a man of integrity, dignity and of impeccable character.

This, he said informed the decision, “why the ruling council of Elegberun land deemed it fit to honour him and his wife with such a high chieftaincy title.

In his remark, the Newly installed Chief Sefiu Adebayo Mufutau disclosed that his philanthropic gesture was to raise donation for the “Operation Help a Nigeria Pupil with a Better Learning Environment.”

According to the Nigeria born, UK based entrepreneur and philanthropist, “we look forward to raising a total of N72 million to construct, renovate and equip three public schools in Iwo LGA, Ola-Oluwa LGA, and Ayedire LGA in Osun State in the first phase of the project as plans are in top gear to extend the project to other parts of the country.”

Meanwhile, dignitaries present at the event include Royal Fathers; HRM Oba Idowu Adediwura, the Obalufe Oodua, HRM Oba Sakaniyawu Olawusi, the Obaloran of Ife, HRM Oba Olusegun Adedire, the Obawara Ife, and HRM Oba Adebisi Segun Layade, the Alara Odaye of Ara Land.

Others include friends from different walks of life among whom are; Tajudeen Michael Onakoya from Dublin, Rasaq Onakoya from Birmingham, Alaba Onakoya from Birmingham, and Alhaja Kubura from Birmingham among others.


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