Businessman of repute Sir Adebutu Kessington has posited that the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land title bestowed on Dr Gani Adams befits him more, considering his antecedent.
The highly revered Lotto boss said Adams has started the work in earnest and prayed for a successful tenure for the Generalismo of Yoruba land whom he charged should be conscious of the fact that he is Aare Ona Kakanfo of the entire Yoruba land and not of a town or city.
Welcoming the Aare Ona Kakanfo designate to his Iperu Remo, Ogun state
home, the highly successful businessman said the new title befits the National coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress more because of his antecedents, just as the highly elated Kessington who embraced Adams to the admiration of other visitors present when he met with the Aare Onakakanfo said he was happy the “ ball eventually fell in Adams’ court”
According to him, a number of people were considered for the title but the choice of Adams fits perfectly
“ In my personal opinion, the Aare Ona Kakanfo title befits Gani Adams considering his antecedent
“ Quite a number of people have been considered before the ball eventually fell in his court and I pray that his tenure will be successful Kessington prayed.
Stressing his optimism about Adams making a success of the new position, Chief Kessington said: “ he has started the job already and my advise to him his that he should do all within his power to reconcile groups and divisions in Yoruba land.”
In his final submission, the popular businessman said the title is not for a particular town or city, but “ a Yoruba title for the entire Yoruba race” adding that the Aare designate “ should carry all Yorubas along and I pray God will help him”
Meanwhile, The Aare Ona Kakanfo designate, Dr Gani Adams has given insight into how he intends to function as the Yoruba Generalissimo.
Speaking at the palace of Olu of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Gbadewole at the weekend, The Aare Ona Kakanfo designate said he intends to work with traditional rulers and everybody that he needs to work with, to ensure the Unity of Yoruba race and progress of the country at large.
Insisting that he will do” everything within my power to ensure this” Adams said he was one of the people who played major roles in the fight for the enthronement of democracy being enjoyed in the country, adding that nothing is too much to do for the sustenance of the hard-earned process.
He said he intends to use the advantage the position is offering, to foster unity among the people to enable progress because according to him” little could be achieved in the face of disunity and injustice”