Ooni, Alaafin In Ede As Rotimi Makinde, Wife Become Titled Chiefs


The Lagos social scene was temporarily moved to the city of Ede in Osun State on Saturday, March 10, 2018 as top politician icing actor, Hon. Rotimi Makinde and wife, were honoured with chieftaincy titles by the paramount ruler, the Timi of Edeland, HRM Oba Munirudeen Adesola Lawal (Laminisa 1).

The occasion, Global Excellence was told, was in commemoration of the monarch’s 10th anniversary on the throne. Makinde and wife were installed as Chief Bobajiro and Yeye Bobajiro of Edeland respectively.

Dignitaries of various stands who were on hand to identify with the Makindes, we gathered, included the Ooni of Ife, HRM Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; Alaafin of Oyo, HRM Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall; Chief of Staff to Osun State governor, Chief Gboyega Oyetola; Senator Babajide Omoworare, Makinde’s colleagues from the Nollywood, among many others.

Reception was later held at the celebrants’ Maiyegun country home in Ile-Ife, where Fuji music whiz kid, Fatai Akanbi a.k.a. Valentine, treated all to nice sounds.

Chief & Chief (Mrs) Rotimi Makinde