Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II has signified her intention to be at the installation ceremony of Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Babatunde Oguwusi on December 7, 2015.
The Chairman, media sub- committee of the installation planning committee, Comrade Biyi Odunlade, said this at a news conference on the two-week activities for the installation in Ile-Ife, Osun State on Monday.
According to him, Queen Elizabeth will send a representative while President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice Professor Yemi Osinbajo would be present to witness the coronation and presentation of staff of office to the new king.
Odunlade said besides President Buhari, other dignitaries that had signified their intentions to be there included heads of missions in Nigeria, Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Shehu of Borno, Alake of Egbaland and Awujale of Ijebuland, among others.
Also to attend are the 36 governors, members of the Federal Executive Council FEC, diplomats and captains of industries.