Ooni or­gan­ises Christ­mas party for chil­dren

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OONI of Ife, Oba Adey­eye Ogun­wusi Ojaja II, on Mon­day hosted chil­dren from all parts of Ile Ife to a 2019 Christ­mas party.

A state­ment by the Direc­tor of Me­dia, Ooni’s palace, Moses Ola­fare, said the royal fa­ther, while ad­dress­ing the chil­dren, urged them to face their stud­ies and pre­pare for a good fu­ture.

“I can see fu­ture doc­tors, ac­coun­tants, lawyers and other pro­fes­sion­als among you. Equally, I can see nige­ria’s fu­ture Pres­i­dent, gov­er­nor, kings and queens among you, but face your stud­ies and pre­pare for a good fu­ture,” the monarch said.

Speak­ing at the event jointly spon­sored by In­domie noo­dles and Hopes Alive Ini­tia­tive, Chief Deputy Con­vener, of the group, Princess Temi­tope Ade­se­gun, de­scribed the event as an av­enue to cel­e­brate the chil­dren as lead­ers of to­mor­row.

She said, “Chil­dren, this is your sea­son and I want im­plore you to con­tinue as good chil­dren to your par­ents while you en­joy it to the fullest. This is a hol­i­day sea­son, be obe­di­ent and avoid bad friends. It shall be well with you.”

Speak­ing on be­half of In­domie noo­dles, the Re­gional Man­ager (South West) Mr Kunle Osi­noiku, com­mended the Ooni for the ini­tia­tive.

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