Ekiti 2022: Owa Of Itapa-Ekiti Prays For Famuyibo’s Victory With 715-Year Old Horsewhip

As the campaign for the June 18 Ekiti State gubernatorial election hots up, the Owa of Itapa Ekiti, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr.) David Makanjuola Ajaja has lend his support to the aspiration of the governorship candidate of Accord Party, Basorun Reuben Famuyibo, even as he offered special prayers for him with a 715-year-old horsewhip at his palace in Itapa.Famuyibo had paid a courtesy call in the traditional ruler when his campaign train berthed at Itapa-Ekiti ahead if the forthcoming governorship election.Oba Ajaja, who happened to be Famuyibo’s classmate at the Federal School of Arts and Science, Ondo, told Famuyibo and his entourage that he seldom use the seven-century-old horsewhip, unless for special occasion such as the visit.He explained that there are two of the paraphnelia of office – one male and the other female, addi g that the male is only used to curse but the female, which he used to pray for Famuyibo is meant to bless.He prayed especially for Basorun Famuyibo’s victory at the polls, assuring him that his peopel would vote enmass for the Accord gubernatorial candidate.At an interaction with residents of Itapa-Ekiti, Basorun Famuyibo assured them of the good live if they vote for him to become the next governor of the state, assuring that they will enjoy the dividends of democracy like never before under his administration.Responding, the people pledged their support for Famuyibo and assured him that they would surely cast their votes for him come election day.

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