The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Arole Oduduwa, has unveiled an Adire textile production hub within the premises of the Ife Grand Resorts, Ile-Ife. The cultural Centre built on a 30,000 square meters of land will enable youth empowerment, cultural promotion and cultural exchange.
The Ooni revealed that ancient Adire textile is an agelong tradition of Ife, from where he said it was taken to Abeokuta by the Egbas and other parts of the world.
Co-founder of the textile hub, Princess Ronke Ademiluyi added that the textile hub will encourage entrepreneurship and wealth creation opportunities for the local artisans in Ile-Ife.
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