Ondo Kingdom was agog on Saturday 3rd December as dignitaries across the nation and sons and daughters of Ondo Kingdom converged at the Oba Adesanoye Civil Center to celebrate the 29th annual Ekimogun Day and the 10th coronation anniversary of His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr) Victor Adesimbo Kiladejo, CFR, Jilo III, the Osamawe of Ondo Kingdom.
The occasion was a true celebration of the culture, tradition and heritage of Ondo Kingdom.
Dignitaries that attended the occasion included a former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, the Executive Governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko in company of his wife, Mrs Olukemi Mimiko who are both indigenes of Ondo town. Other dignitaries and royal fathers at the event were Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Sa’ad II, the Sultan of Sokoto, His Royal Highness Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, Adebutu Kensington, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, former PDP governorship candidate in Ondo state, Prof. Oladipupo Akinkugbe, a foremost Professor of medicine and former Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin and Mr Rotimi Ibidapo, the Chairman of Maidas Group of Companies. The event was chairmaned by Chief Akinsola Olaniyan, the Sara of Ondo Kingdom. Special guests at the occasion were Otunba Noah Fadayomi, the Chairman of Ondo Development Committee, Elder Oluyemisi Lofinmakin and Engr. George Aderibofo Adegbie. Chief Segun Adegoke was the Chairman, Brochure Launch, while Mr Olakunle Ericson Akinnagbe was the Brochure Launcher 1 and Mr Bola Tola Bademosi was the Brochure Launcher II. Engr. Kola Olasehinde was the special guest 1, Gala night with Mrs Omowunmi Iluyemi as the special guest II, Gala night.
Adebutu Kensington led the pack of the dignitaries that were later conferred with traditional titles by the Osemawe. Climax of the occasion was the special Gala night where the King of World Beat, King Sunny Ade who is an indigene of Ondo Kingdom took to the stage and entertained guests till dawn.