- A Nigerian woman shows deep respect to Ooni of Ife during his visit to the United States
- The woman was captured on camera kneeling down to show her respect for the Ooni
- Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, is currently in the United States of America for a series of events of activities that would improve technology in Africa
A Nigerian woman identified as Temitope Ajayi has shown deep respect for the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, during his visit to the United States.
In photos that were released online, the woman was captured kneeling down to greet the Ooni as she met him.
The way the woman knelt in front of the Oba shows how much she respects him. It could be said that the woman did so to honour the Oba outside Nigeria.
In Yorubaland, kneeling to greet elderly ones is a sign of respect and honour. In some households, it is considered as a compulsory act to honour people who are wiser than you are.
You may recall that NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the Ooni of Ife embarked on a journey to America for a series of activities organised by Hollywood African Prestigious Awards and Silicon Valley-ned in conjunction with the African Technology Foundation.
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Oba Ogunwusi would also visit the management of Google and YouTube at Mountain View in California.
He was also invited to watch a basketball game by Earvin Magic Johnson at Staples Centre.
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