Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, The Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom has promised to crown more kings from the diaspora.
Oba Akinruntan disclosed this on Monday after crowning three diaspora kings in his palace in Ugbo, Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The three crowned traditional rulers are the Oriade of Georgia, Oba Bernard Shola Akinrimisi; the traditional ruler of Yoruba in Liberia, Oba Omobolaji Ogunkoya, Oodua Gbadewolu I and the traditional ruler of Yoruba in the Republic of Ireland, Oba Saheed Ibrahim Adufe.
The ceremony was graced by a large number of indigenes and non-indigenes of the community who trooped to the palace to celebrate some of the role models of Yoruba resident overseas.
Oba Akinruntan, in his opening remarks at the event, said he was ready to crown more kings from the diaspora as long as he remained the number one king in Yorubaland.
The traditional ruler, who said he is the custodian of Yoruba culture, noted that Yoruba culture is very rich.