By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan.
Arrangements have been concluded in
the ancient town of Ile-Ife, Osun State, for the influx of the cream la de cream of the society, family and friends of business mogul, Princess (Dr.) Toyin Kolade, who will be honoured as Iyalaje Oodua by His Imperial Majesty, Arole Oodua, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II.
The event will take place inside the exalted palace of the Ooni in Ile-Oodua, Enuwa, Ile-Ife.
Journalists reliably learnt that the installation of the woman of substance who is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Fisolak Global Ventures, is no doubt because she is a round peg in a round hole.
A source revealed that she annually single-handedly promote the image of the Aje Festival in Ile-Ife amidst her other financial and moral support of other traditional and cultural events both within and outside the country.
It would be recalled that Princess Toyin Kolade has taken the cultural pedigree of the Yoruba race to international stardom, opening up a befitting space for the race amongst other comity of nations with cultural values and esteem and she is nevertheless a cultural icon and ambassador per excellence.
Journalists also gathered that practically all hotels, suites and resort centres in Ile-Ife have been scheduled to accommodate guests and well-wishers who will be gracing the occasion.
Also it was learnt that many artistes, traditional/cultural groups and other entertainers have been contracted to perform during and after the event and include the King of Fuji Music, K1 De Ultimate and Gospel Tungba maestro Yinka Ayefele.
No doubt, the installation event of Princess Toyin Kolade is expected to shake not only the entire Yorubaland but Nigeria as a whole.