The Paramount Ruler of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi,, has named his new daughter after Olofin Adimula of Ile-Ife, Luwo Gbagida.
The Monarch who conducted the naming by himself in the midst of traditional rulers, religious clerics, community leaders and well-wishers, named the child Luwo, Adewumi, Sultana, Fatimoh, Grace.
This was contained in a statement by the Monarch through his press secretary, Alli Ibraheem, on Wednesday.
The Statement reads, “Today, I’m making a great history by naming my daughter after an Amazon, Iya wa (our mother), Luwo Gbagida.
“Luwo Gbagida was the only female Olofin Adimula of Ile-Ife. Her credible marks and confidence produced Iwo. He gave the crown to her only son, Adekola Telu, to found a city of truth (Ilu Ayekooto), Iwo.
“Her decision and the perseverance of Telu with his entourage produced Iwo of today.
“LUWO was a genuine descendant of Oduduwa. She acted like Oduduwa and her reign was monumentally felt by all and sundry.
“I’ve many things in common. She was the 16th Olofin Adimula Ile-Ife while I’m the 16th Oluwo. My coronation was 16th January,2016.
“Many miracles were seen in my new daughter. Her birth is a blessing, not only to my harem but Yoruba land by extension. She is a gift to humanity.