Yoruba king His Imperial Majesty Oba(Dr) AbdulRasheed Adewale Akanbi Ilufemiloye Telu 1 was pictured dressed like an Igbo king.According to him,he dressed like Igwe to promote oneness in Nigeria.Below is what he said....
'I'm wearing Igwe dress to demonstrate my unrepentant insistence on oneness of Nigeria as a father to the nation. Nigerians should integrate through occasional multi ethnic dresses. Other Obas need to adopt the system to promote unity.
"The adopted state of origin is a threat to our unity. Nigerians should be Nigerians in Nigeria. The certificate is divisive. As a Nigerian, you should be able to contest for elective positions anywhere in Nigeria. Ethnicity didn't permit this. Traditional rulers have role to play. I'm leading this and will continue to"
“Palace is a rally point and general place for every Nigerian. It jumps political, religious, ethnic and economic barrier. Everyone, irrespective of your location should be able to approach any palace and make your request. Palace belongs to Nigerians not certain ethnic class”
“Unlike Mosque and Church where Muslims and Christians have respective exclusive access to, palace should accommodate everyone whether you are Muslim or Christian, Yoruba, Hausa or Igbo'