I did not snub Ooni of Ife – Oba of Lagos, Akiolu
Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has cleared the air on the video going viral on Internet that he snubbed the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, at a public function in Lagos.
Opeluwa Onido of Lagos, Lateef Ajose in an interview with TVC said Oba Akiolu’s gesture to the Ooni is the culturally acclaimed way of greeting a monarch in Lagos.
According to him, the sign signifies, ‘inu mi, inu e’, the culture of greeting in Lagos”.
The relationship between both Yoruba kings is peaceful and mutual, Opeluwa Onido added
On his part, the Ooni vows to always respect Oba Akiolu.