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Video Of Ooni ‘Staggering’ With Sacred Aare Crown Sparks Reactions



A trending video of Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, wearing the sacred Aare crown, has sparked reactions online.

CityMirrorNews reports that Ooni while wearing the crown, paraded the ancient Ife town at the Olojo festival.

In the video, the traditional Yoruba Monarch was seen staggering with the crown as he found it difficult to walk and was spotted walking along with two other men who supported him.

The video generated reactions from netizens, with some claiming that the crown weighs about 50 kg.

@dammieomoba wrote: “The crown weighs over 50kg of cement and even the Ooni of ife can’t look ???? inside the AARE crown.. the crown is made with cutlass Hoe and so many heavy stuffs .. no b everything be joke”

@femii wrote: “For people who don’t know,The crown is so heavy and also ordinary person cannot wear it.Everything is not a joke”

dapotemi wrote: “He will be at Redeemed on Sunday for Thanksgiving”