GEJ with Alaafin
Feb 16, 2014 – President Goodluck Jonathan Visits Lagos King, Oba Ooni Of Ife, Alaafin Of Oyo & Emir Of Kano
President Jonathan Visits Three Most Powerful & Influential Kings In Nigeria
As a political move to increase his chances of winning in the upcoming 2015 presidential election, Goodluck Jonathan paid a courtesy visit to top 3 most powerful monarchs in Nigeria on Saturday February 15, 2014 where he held a secret talk with them.
The royal fathers President Jonathan visited include Oba Okunade Sijuwade, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo and Oba Rilwanu Akiolu of Lagos.
As part of his tour, he also visited Alhaji Bayero, the Emir of Kano.
President Jonathan’s aides described the visit to the royal fathers as private.
Jonathan’s critics said the move is likely to increase his chances of winning in the upcoming 2015 Presidential election.
See photos from the visit: Jonathan with Riwalnu Akinolu of Lagos
Jonathan with Ooni of Ife
Jonathan at Emir of Kano’s palace
President Jonathan in Ibadan
Jonathan arrived Kano to visit the Emir
President is being welcomed by chiefs at Ooni’s palace in Ile Ife
Jonathan playing with talking drum at Alaafin of Oyo’s palace
Jonathan with Ooni
Jonathan with Rilwanu