- Nigerians on social media have commended the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, for featuring in Mr Macaroni's new skit
- In Mr Macaroni's new skit, the monarch used the opportunity to promote the Yoruba tradition of respecting elders
- The monarch has been praised for his humility and for supporting Nigerian youths
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Nigerians on Twitter have reacted to the new skit by Debo Adebayo popularly known as Mr Macaroni in which the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, was featured.
Legit.ng recalls that Mr Macaroni visited the revered king at his palace recently and Nigerians reacted positively when the video emerged on social media.
It appeared that the talented Nigerian comedian was not going to leave Ife without getting the traditional ruler to feature in his skit.
In the new skit that has received commendations, the monarch used the opportunity to promote the Yoruba tradition of respecting elders.
Oba Ogunwusi preached on the need to kneel down or prostrate for elders as a sign of respect.
In his reaction to the skit, a Twitter user with the handle @SodiqTade said the king has done well in featuring in the skit.
He tweeted: "I don't see anything wrong with Ooni of Ife been in that Macaroni's skit.
"Just a King trying to solidarise with resourceful youths and also using the opportunity to promote culture. A King!"
Another user with the handle @itz_gershom said the king is a blessing to the heritage of Yoruba land and culture.
The Twitter user said Oba Ogunwusi is a supportive and respected king who is always ready to support his people.
Below are other tweets:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Mr Macaroni has re-established the fact that delay is not denial after finishing his one year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.
Mr Macaroni is among several Nigerian youths that finished the scheme on Thursday, March 5.
The Instagram comedian took to his official Instagram and Twitter pages to express excitement over the successful completion of this scheme.
He said he finished secondary school in 2009 and attended four different universities afterwards before finally graduating and finishing his NYSC in 2020.
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