‘We Are Still Yoruba People, Tinubu should’ve Stood Up To Greet Ooni’- Odumakin

On wednesday, in an interview, Odumakin  who is also the spokesman for pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, while reacting to a viral picture showing Tinubu sitting down while the Ooni stands to greet him stated that Bola Tinubu, should have stood up to greet the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, at the coronation of the Oniru of Iruland, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal.

He said:

“We are still Yoruba people. With due respect to our royal fathers, we should not say because we are in a modern age, we should not give the proper respect that we give to our oba.

“You saw the time former President Obasanjo prostrated before the Ooni.

“So, it is still our culture and we must sustain our culture and give the respect that is due to our monarchs.”

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