His Royal Majesty, the Alase of Ilase Ijesa, Oba Isiaka Adesina Odundun Asoludero Ajarabiolu II has enlightened the 2021 Batch C Stream II Potential Corps Members on the similarities and peculiarities of the Yoruba tradition and traditions to different cultures.
He gave the enlightenment through the conventional lecture on the Multipurpose Corridor of the NYSC Everlasting Orientation Camp, Ede on Monday.
Oba Isiaka took the members via the definition and parts of tradition, describing it as a complete lifestyle of a individuals slicing throughout their behaviour, greetings, mode of dressing and acceptable norms.
He took them via the assorted greetings within the Yoruba language stressing that the Yorubas have greetings for various instances of the day, seasons and occasions thereby making it a really fascinating language to study.
The Alase additional enlightened the PCMs on the assorted forms of dressing of the Yoruba individuals together with Aso-oke, agbada, dansiki and kembe worn by males and iro and buba worn by the ladies.
He additionally intimated them with the several types of caps worn by males corresponding to abeti ajá, amongst others.
Talking on the posture of greeting of the Yoruba individuals, he stated that males prostrate whereas girls kneel to greet their elders as a mark of respect.
Oba Isiaka additionally touched on the meals peculiar to the Yorubas corresponding to Amala (produced from Yam flour) and ewedu with gbegiri (beans) soup. Different meals eaten by the Yorubas contains: Pounded Yam, eba, egusi soup and efo riro (vegetable soup), amongst others.
He defined that in Yoruba land, they imagine of their festivals and forefathers. A few of these festivals are the place they keep in mind, reward, and pray for his or her forefathers, just like the Osun Osogbo pageant.
He enjoined the PCMs to embrace the trainings of the NYSC because it affords them the most effective platform to combine and work together with each other thereby birthing regard and respect for others tradition within the PCMs.
He concluded by commending the aim of the NYSC Scheme because it exposes PCMs to completely different cultures and other people aside from these of their States and Geo-political zones.