“WE ARE PROUD OF YOU. FIRE ON, FIRE ON”, Ooni Of Ife Tells Moghalu
The Ooni of Ile Ife town, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has expressed his support for presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu and asked him to “fire on”
Oba Ogunwusi expressed this after Moghalu paid him a visit at his palace in Ife.
“From the throne of Oduduwa, we are proud of you. Fire on, fire on and fire on,” the Ooni said
“I watched you during the presidential debate. Every word you spoke conveyed your conviction, courage, and passion to genuinely serve the country.
“I have followed you and your activities closely for many years. You have a clear plan for Nigeria. Don’t be surprised you are the light for even the established politicians,” Oba Ogunwusi said.
The Yoruba traditional ruler also said Moghalu understands the issues at stake.
“Moghalu won’t let you down. He is young. He is vibrant. He understands what the issues are,”
He also reminded the presidential candidate to secure the ties between the Igbos and the Yorubas.
“You are welcome to the land of Oduduwa. We are one. Igbo is spoken here in the palace. The Yoruba’s plant kola nut because the Igbos discovered it.”
Moghalu innhis remarks paid tribute to the Ooni, the people of Ile-Ife, and said the entire Yoruba race are people of great learning, whom he has always admired.
“I am a Nigerian candidate for the Nigerian presidency,” said the YPP candidate told the Ooni.
“I served as deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria after a career of 17 years at the United Nations. I am running for president to unite Nigeria, wage a successful war against poverty and unemployment, and restore Nigeria’s standing in the world.”
Moghalu iis currently on a seven-day campaign tour of the Southwestern states, which kicked off in Lagos on Saturday, January 26, 2019.