Bamikole emerges youngest Oba Ela Agbaye
Chief Faseyi Fasanmi Bamikole, a native of Ijero Ekiti, has been coronated as the first and youngest Oba Ela Agbaye.
Bamikole’s achievements and the honour of Yoruba culture were celebrated to resonate with spiritual significance and cultural symbols during the coronation.
The prestigious title, Oba Ela Agbaye, is significant within Yoruba tradition. It is described as having a crucial role in the Yoruba ifa tradition, which means holy and divine.
Many described Bamikole’s appointment as the Oba Ela Agbaye is a testament to his exceptional impact on sacred divination.
“His proficiency in interpreting Ifa, coupled with his purity of intention and healing abilities, earned him the esteemed recognition of being chosen for this revered role,” they said.
As the Oba Ela Agbaye, Bamikole is entrusted with interpreting the teachings of Ifa, offering guidance, spiritual insights, and healing to the community.
Family members and well-wishers said they see Bamikole’s ascent to the position of Oba Ela Agbaye as a resounding triumph for the entirety of Yoruba culture and heritage.
“As the Oba Ela Agbaye, he not only carries forward the legacy of Yoruba culture but also ignites a beacon of inspiration for future generations to embrace their heritage with enthusiasm and pride,” one of them said.
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