Mixed reactions have trailed a video that showing the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyey Ogunwusi, making a mysterious exit frlm his car at his palace.
As seen in the video making rounds social media the Ooni was covered with an umbrella and garment by his Palace chiefs when he stepped out of his car.
According to an Instagram user who posted the video, the act was to prevent the monarch from bowing to anyone in a bending position when alighting and onboarding his car.
The Ooni therefore must be covered by the Palace chiefs as the photo/video-sharing platform user opined it is tradition.
Commenting on the video with the traditional act, Netizens queried if the King when covered by the chiefs wasn’t bowing to the Palace chiefs.
Remarking, makas.bestie, said, “This tradition strong oo”
ola_00767, opined, “Even Jesus bowed down during his regime”
To irepbdg_, “Those that circle him, are they not human being? Or they are exempted”
therealjenniy, however, thinks, “but he will bow down to those ones covering him”
While, zinkanm, calls the monarch a “Show man”.
Hailing the traditional procedure, [email protected], said, “that is how we run things in Ile _ife … imperial majesty the Ooni of Ife number 1..that is our tradition.”
_kruiseee thinks, “Dem 4 no carry am 4 small car nauu… At least G-wagon is usually high or even build his own skyscraper car… But at the same time, he bowed for those men covering him.”
Describing as funny the act, adufemulero, said, “Smiles 😂 if he won enter the car nko Sey e no go bow for d car.”