Ooni of Ife, wife honoured as royal ambassadors


*Ooni Ogunwusi, middle, flanked on the left by former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon and on the right by his wife, Wuraola and others during the ceremony.

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, was recently honoured by SHECA Foundation at a royal award ceremony to mark the 2016 World Hepatitis Day.

In a statement signed by the Director of Media and Public Affairs, Ooni’s Palace, Moses Olafare, Ooni Ogunwusi, after receiving the award said, “This is no ordinary award but a reminder of his commitment to progressive Nigeria and not just Hepatitis free Nigeria but a healthy and wealthy Nigeria.”

Her Royal Highness Olori Wuraola Otiti Ogunwusi, was also honoured as the Royal Ambassador for Hepatitis Advocacy in Nigeria by the foundation.

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The ceremony had in attendance the former head of state and Goodwill Ambassador of Hepatitis Advocacy in Nigeria, General Yakubu Gowon, the Executive Secretary SHECA Foundation, Adepeju Hameed, the Obasewa of Ife and the Chairman SHECA Foundation,  John Agboola Odeyemi, the new Acting Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Anthony Elujoba, and many others.

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