The grand finale of the much talked about home coming festival 3rd edition started with the arrival of the Royal father of the day Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama, the Chairman of Owu monarchs & Olowu of Owu kuta with his entourage from Osun State, they were royally received at the palace of the Chairman, Okun traditional council by Oba Solomon Dele Owoniyi who doubles as Obaro of Kabba.
Gongonaso cultural Troup were on ground singing and dancing while receiving our August visitors.
The entourage proceeded to the main venue of the event 95 degrees event center Kabba where guests were already seated for the commencement of the event. Some highlights of the event are the official lunch of okun anthem, different cultural performances, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama charged for us to be united and using what we are known for(strength) to pull through.
Mr. Femi Ajisafe PhD spoke on okun security and the way forward.
Yeye Omoleye Adebanji Aiyelabowo (Yeye Oge of Okunland) in her empowerment segment gave out sewing machines, set up equipments for Make up artists, laptop and generator at the event which was on 28th December 2021.
Ogo award and iya ni wura special recognition was presented to deserving son’s and Daughters of Okunland at the event.
The winner of the beauty pageant (Omidan Oge) Omidan Awe Eniola from Yagba East local government (Isanlu)got crowned, gifts presented and was placed on a monthly salary for 6months.
Special appreciation to Agbana of Isanlu kingdom, Olu okebukun of Okebukun, Obaro of Odo ape, Massi of Agbaja , Chief imam Yoruba Sheilk Abdulraheem Aduragba and Banjana of Obajana. Our appreciation goes out to the maker of heaven & Earth, our partners, supporters, well-wishers, all our guests at the event, Oba Adekunle Makama and his entourage, Senator Smart Adeyemi Senator representing Kogi west, Hon. Tj Yusuf member representing Kabba/Bunu/ijumu federal constituency, Hon. Ramatu Tijjani PhD minister of state FCT, Hon. Wemi Jones commissioner for Education, Comrade Jerry Omodara state security Adviser, ODI Representatives, Okun think tank, Hon. Abdulmalik Tenia Samari chairman Kogi state security trust fund, Engr. Afolabi Oludoyi RTD DSS director, Engr Segun Joseph, Prince Ibinayin Elijah (Erukutu owe), Engr Abubakar Ohere commissioner for works and housing, ACG Husseni Kehinde Ejibunu comptroller FOU Ikeja, ACG Olumode Samuel Adeyemi Federal fire service, Hon. Kemi Olawumi, Anty Kike Olorunfemi, Dangote PLC, Mr. Patrick Daniels, Mr.Idris Fadile (Aloma) Mr. Seun Babara, Ajinomoto, Dynasty’s plaza Kabba, Engr Ilemore , Hon. Juwon Olorunipa (Jumabee), our Crew members, contestants and itura musical crew.