Here are throwback photos of the newly installed Ooni of Ife, who was presented with the staff of office and instrument of appointment yesterday, December 7:
It was a gathering of the high and mighty in the society yesterday as he received the staff of office.
The event attracted prominent traditional rulers from all nook and crannies who came to celebrate the new entrance into the fold of royal fathers in the country. The politicians were not left out as three governors from the southwest joined the host Governor Rauf Aregbesola for the historic event that last took place 35-years ago when the new Ooni was only five years old .
The royal fathers that were physically present were the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’adu Abubakar, Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu V, Dein of Agbor Benjamin Ikechuku Keagborekuzi I, representative from Edo, Delta, and many prominent traditional rulers from the southwest.
This piece presents a throwback photo of the new Ooni of Ife during his National Youth Service Corps days as well as a brief insight into some major childhood activities.
The Ooni in the middle
The ancient town of Ife in Osun state now has a new king in young and handsome Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ojaja the 1st.
This accomplished entrepreneur and real estate shares a strong bond with all his 3 sisters and 2 brothers.
Adeyeye was the best man at his elder brother prince Gboyega's weddding. He also had his NYSC with his elder sister, Adesola after he graduated from polytechnic of ibadan.
Today much has really changed about him physical which is evident in his coronation picture
See a photo of him at the NYSC camp:
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