The Ooni of Ife recently played host to the contestants of the Miss Oodua beauty pageant during the courtesy visit they made to the palace.
Among those that paid the courtesy visit were the out-going Miss Oodua 2015, Miss Olumo, Miss Oya and the Miss Oodua 2016 crew members.
The Ooni also gave them a lecture by tradition on the virtues of a real Oduduwa and Yoruba woman and what Miss Oodua stands for.
The Miss Oodua beauty pageant is one of the activities lined up to celebrate the 2016 Oodua Festival championed by the Olokun Festival Foundation under the Otunba Gani Adams-led Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) done in order to promote the Yoruba culture.
The Oodua Festival holds Today, Thursday, January 21 at Ile-Ife and it will be hosted by the Ooni of Ife.
See more photos from the visit here: