Celebrated actress Dayo Amusa has taken to her Instagram account to share a remarkable story of royalty and history that has captured her imagination.
In a recent post, she introduces her followers to a fascinating narrative centered around the reign of the youngest ruler, Oba Awujale Ijebu Land, who held his throne for a staggering 70 years.
This enchanting account has been brought to life through a film crafted by Seun Oloketuyi, in which Dayo Amusa plays a pivotal role, portraying the queen and wife of the illustrious king.
The movie promises to be a riveting watch, as it unveils a tale never before seen—a king who reigned for an incredible 70 years.
Amusa wrote, “Meet OLORI Oluwakemi. Aya Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona Ogbagha II. AWÙJALẸ̀ (THE BIOPIC).”
Oba Awujale Ijebu Land, Sikiru Kayode Adetona, holds the distinction of becoming the youngest Ọba in the nearly 700-year history of Ìjẹ̀bú land. His reign also marks him as the longest-serving first-class monarch in Nigeria’s history.
The narrative delves into the story of Awujale’s continuous and selfless service, his unwavering stand against military and political powers, and his multi-faceted character—educated, outspoken, philanthropic, and benevolent.
A courageous and charismatic leader, Awujale’s legacy continues as he remains dedicated to serving as a custodian of culture and tradition.
The film promises to shed light on a truly remarkable figure in Nigerian history, telling a tale of leadership, resilience, and cultural preservation.