A popular Nigerian traditional leader is currently abroad and he took to social media in excitement to reveal how he is being treated.
The Yoruba ruler identified Oba AbdulRasheed Adewale Akanbi, who is the Oluwo of Iwo, recently took to his Instagram page to share a photo in which he was spotted in the company of a white official and some of his royal entourage.
In the photo, the white man can be seen holding an umbrella over the Oluwo’s head while they prepared to step out of a building.
He had taken to his page to share the photo with a caption in which he noted that, in London, the white man is his umbrella man.
He said: “In London…the white man is my umbrella man !! Aiye Oba Aiye to po repete #unlimitedRoyaltyEnjoyment with my drummers and trumpeters…. shekere ni Oba njo !!”
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Some of his followers took to the comment section to react to the photo shared by the king.
See comments below:
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White man is my umbrella man if I like I can use indians, Chinese, British or American ….. Respect for the king, only Africans will see something wrong with this !! Even the Queen of England will mot carry her own umbrella, get it right cos this is Royalty and Kings and Queens dont carry umbrella… Aiye Oba Aiye to po repete #unlimitedRoyaltyEnjoyment with my umbrella man, drummers and trumpeters…. shekere ni Oba njo !!
phemmybraincarptain: God bless you sir.. may u reign as King for long…
bassey66: I love this King! KABIYESI OOOOO…
mikkidreamsbig: “The white man” I’m surprised a learned man as yourself puts it like that. After all you are in Europe. It’s expected
osereidan: My king, don’t be deceive by this. They are serpents.
hakavvelipro: The white man will do anything to get what he want
mcyej: You are welcome to London Kabiyesi Sir. Hope we get to see you on this trip Sir.
adewalehammedafeez: I swear once its been written that someone will be always honored in life, anywhere you are they must surely show that love, honor and respect, I sight, drummer, trumpeter, and oyibo man holding an umbrella, I swear I wish to be like you my king, long LIFE IS CERTAIN, deeply from my heart @OLUWO.OF.IWOLAND