Breaking News! Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti Adopts Minister of Tourism Lola Ade-John as Daughter of the Town

Breaking News!
Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti Adopts Minister of Tourism Lola Ade-John as Daughter of the Town

In a heartwarming gesture during the Hike Ekiti Mountain Easter Tourism Carnival , the Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti, ,Oba Adeniyi Adeola Ajakaiye, Oyinyosaiye Iyin ll, Oluyin of Iyin Kingdom has bestowed a special honor upon Mrs Lola Ade-John, the Minister of Tourism. This event marked not only a celebration of culture and tradition but also a significant moment of recognition and appreciation for Ade-John’s contributions to the promotion of tourism in Nigeria.

Accompanied by the esteemed presence of Ekiti State Governor, H.E. Oyebanji, Minister Lola Ade-John who paid a visit to the Oluyin-in-Council on April 1 2024 before the commencement of the Hike Abanijorin Rock of wonders on Iyin Ekiti land
As they entered the chambers, anticipation mingled with reverence, setting the stage for an unforgettable exchange.

In a symbolic gesture after felicitations from each sides , steeped in tradition, the Oluyin presented the Minister Mrs Lola Ade-John with a horse whip, an emblematic representation of a Princess within the cultural fabric of the community. This act signified not only a gesture of honor but also a formal adoption, welcoming Ade-John as a cherished member of the town.

Moved by the gesture, Minister Lola Ade-John expressed her gratitude to the Oluyin and the people of Iyin Ekiti. Her words echoed a deep sense of appreciation for the recognition bestowed upon her, reaffirming her commitment to furthering the development of tourism initiatives within Ekiti State and beyond.

Governor H.E. Oyebanji commended the Oluyin for his exemplary leadership and the spirit of inclusivity demonstrated through the adoption of Minister Lola Ade-John. This act, he noted, exemplifies the unity and solidarity essential for the advancement of both cultural heritage and tourism initiatives within the state.

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Joining in the chorus of praise, Barrister Wale Ojo-Lanre, the Director-General of the Ekiti State Bureau of Tourism, applauded the Oluyin for his visionary leadership and commitment to fostering partnerships that promote the growth of the tourism sector. He emphasized the significance of collaboration between government institutions and traditional institutions in driving sustainable development and cultural preservation efforts.

The adoption of Minister Lola Ade-John as a daughter of Iyin Ekiti stands as a testament to the enduring bonds forged through shared values, mutual respect, and a collective vision for the advancement of cultural heritage and tourism in Nigeria.
As the Hike Ekiti Mountain Easter Tourism Carnival continues to captivate hearts and minds, this gesture serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration for future generations, uniting communities in a shared commitment to preserving and celebrating their rich cultural heritage

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