Ooni of Ife, Princess Kolade for 2020 Aje Festival

2020 Aje Festival

Come Monday, February 24, 2020, the ancient and historical city of Ile Ife in Osun State will be a Mecca of sort when the annual Aje Festival will commence.

The epoch event will begin with spiritual prayers and cleansing of the entire Ife kingdom at the palace of the Loni before other activities proceed.

The chief host of the event is the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, while the host is Princess Toyin Kolade.

The 2020 Aje Festival will no doubt herald a new breath of life into the commercial and economic activities not only in Ile Ife and environs, but throughout Yorubaland and the whole of Nigeria.

Prayers would be offered by top spiritual leaders, royal fathers and religious leaders. This is meant for the Almighty God to intervene into economic brouhaha bedevilling the growth and rapid development of Nigeria.

The Aje Festival is going to be an all-white attire affair, symbolising purity, peace, unity and progressiveness.

Market women and men would be expected to display their farm products, food stuffs, goods and products for the array of visitors who trooped into the Cradle of Yoruba Race to savour the natural gift bestowed upon the flourishing land of Ile Ife.

There will be enough merry making and fun with lots of entertainment and dining/wining to make the 2020 Aje Festival a memorable and indelible event, the organisers have assured.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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