• By Kunle Awosiyan
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    Nov 09, 2017
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    Ooni of Ife, Ogunwusi

    A foremost Yoruba Monarch, the Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ife,  Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II is embarking on a trip to the state of Carlifonia, USA on Saturday.

    He would be involved in activities by the organisers of Hollywood African Prestigious Award (HAPA) and Silicon Valley-Ned in conjunction with the African Technology Foundation

    He will  begin his California activities on Monday 13th November 2017 with a courtesy visit to the CA Legislative Team at State Senate Office, Sacramento CA.

    The Arole Odua will then proceed  to Stanford University, Pablo Alto CA for Oil & Gas Initiatives and meet some key representatives of IVY League Institution such As Stanford University to discuss opportunities for exchange international programs.

    A statement signed by his Spokesperson,     Comrade Moses Olafare, the Director, Media & Public Affairs, Ooni's Palace, said the foremost Monarch will proceed to the 8th Technology wonder of the world, to be hosted by Silicon Valley - Nigerian Economic Development (SV-NED Inc.) & African Technology Foundation.

    The objective of the meeting is to promote the bridge between Nigeria and the Technology capital of the world, Silicon Valley. 

    From there he expected to make a visit to Cisco (CSCO), IBM (IBM), Intel (INTC) and Tesla Motors (TSLA) for business discussions and a tour of the giant automobile manufacturing Plant located at Fremont CA.

    The statement stated further that the climax of the first day is a Dinner Party at San Jose CA where he will be hosted by Silicon Valley Capital Club while the second day of 14th November 2017 will witness the Ooni’s meetings with the management of Google & YouTube at Mountain View CA. 

    From there , he is scheduled to proceed to TBD at San Jose CA to hold talks with Intel, Microsoft, Cisco and some Information Technology Healthcare Investors before Departing to Los-Angeles CA for the Hollywood Awards and other activities starting with HAPA Business Roundtable With Royalty, Education Seminar and Workshop for students with the State of California on Wednesday 15th November 2017. 

    On same day the Ooni will be at the Staple Centre on the invitation of MR EARVIN "MAGIC" JOHNSON Jr., the American professional basketball legend and current president of Basketball Operations of the Los Angeles Lakers, to watch the Los Angeles Lakers. 

    This will be followed by Dinner With The Kings And Music Awards Night slated for Thursday 16th 2017, while the Yoruba Indigenous Day with the African Community will take place on Friday 17th November 2017.

    On Saturday 18th 2017 be honored with the Hollywood & African Prestigious Leadership Award alongside King Mswati III of Swaziland and King(Dr) Noble Odaifio Welentsi III from Ghana during the Hollywood African Awards Show holding at the Alex Theater in Glendale, California where he will be the Guest Speaker to speak on "THE ERADICATION OF NEGATIVE IMAGES ASSOCIATED WITH AFRICA AND FORGOTTEN HISTORY".

    The Arole of Oodua Ooni will also be presenting an honorary award to the cast of Eddie Murphy's COMING TO AMERICA film. 

    He will leave for United Kingdom on 20th November 2017 to attend The Phoenix Newspaper 7th Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation at the ICC, Birmingham, United Kingdom on 25th November, 2017. 

    The Monarch will also use the opportunity of the tour to visit Birmingham City University and hold meetings with the Lord Mayor of Birmingham and the Mayor of West Midlands as well as meeting the Birmingham City Council International Team to forge a long – lasting partnership between the Kingdom of Ile – Ife and Birmingham City across Business, Investments, Education and Cultural Exchange.

    He is expected back in Nigeria  on 29th November 2017. 

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