Chief Fakunle Oyesanya Celebrates Annual Ifa Festival,Honours Mum - Global Quest Magazine



Saturday, December 18, 2021

Chief Fakunle Oyesanya Celebrates Annual Ifa Festival,Honours Mum

Alagbado area in Lagos State agog as the President of Nigeria Chapter,African Diaspora Ancestral Commemoration Institute(ADACI), Chief Fakunle Oyesanya celebrates tenth year remembrance anniversary of his late mother Chief Mrs Gbemisola Oyesanya in grand style.

The remembrance ceremony is tagged alongside with the late patriarch of the family,Araba Adeboye Oyesanya annual Ifa Festival which comes up every twelfth month of the year.

This year twin event kick start from December 10 to 11 2021 where meaningful people both home and abroad graced the wonderful occation. The programme started with libation by Chief Ademola Fabunmi Araba  Iwaya kingdom, Omorilewa Akewi Eulogises the late matriach while various culture dance steps took to the dance floor.

Oyesanya while speaking with the press on the significance of Ifá to humanity said "To the Yorubas and other Africans, Ifa as a body of knowledge has always been an essential part of life.  It forms the foundation of the all-governing principles of life for them.  They consult Ifa for guidance and assurance on life situations such as before a betrothal; before a marriage; before a child is born, at the third day of birth (Ikosedaye); at successive stages in one’s life; child care and nurturing; choosing a career; before an Oba is enthroned; before a chief is installed; before a business venture is embarked upon; before anyone is appointed to civic office; before a war is prosecuted; before a journey is made; in times of crises; in times of sickness and even death.

He further explain that the main purpose of guidance in Ifa is finding one’s destiny,following one’s destiny
,fulfilling one’s destiny and spiritual elevation.

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