The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said that Jesus Christ is the Lord of Lords and a saviour in times of hardship.
The 48-year-old monarch, with many wives, made the declaration at the grand finale of New Year’s Prayer organized by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at Afewonro Park, Enuwa Square in Ile-Ife on Saturday, January 7, 2023.
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“When I look back, I observe that my life is full of God’s wonders and miracles despite all challenges faced,” the traditional ruler said, “but today, the Lord gave me victory over them all.
“I sat down here last year with a lot of tribulations and storms of life which I cannot explain, but to God be the Glory that my shame has turned to celebration.
“I observed where I started, hitherto, the Lord has helped me. it is clearly stated to me that the Lord is Alive. Fool is anyone that says there’s no God,” the traditional ruler said.
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Adding that “truly, He is the son of God and He is the one who lives with him (Ogunwusi) on the throne,” he urged Christians to cling firmly to Jesus Christ.
Recall in 2016, at a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) event in Washington, DC, the Ooni of Ife made a similar declaration.