The Ooni of Ife His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi was on Sunday 26th June 2016 at Dulles Airport Washington DC in USA made to unveil a Nigerian, Captain Ademilola Odujinrin as first African to undertake Solo flight round the world.
The event which was tagged “One man, One plane, One world” was organized by two US based companies Transcend Ltd and Landmark Aviation in honour of the African monarch to climax the activities making his 3-week visit to the United States -started with a welcome address by project director Mr Oladipo Ani-Mumuney who was delighted to have the royal presence of the king and his large entourage to flag off the historic take off of the first African Solo Flight round the world.
Ooni Ogunwusi while blessing the the solo pilot described Nigeria as a fortunate country with great people capable of changing Africa for better as there is one Nigerian out of every four black people on earth.
The solo pilot, Captain Odujinrin admitted that Nigeria indeed has great potentials to rule the world but only need an enabling environment to showcase her potentials. He also appreciated Ooni Ogunwusi for being a father committed to developing the needed environment especially for the African youth very evident in his progressive activities since he became the Ooni of Ife and Spiritual leader of the entire black race.
He concluded by thanking the Arole Oodua for bringing Nigeria to Dulles Airport in Washington DC.