Ile-Ife simply called Ife is an ancient city, the ancestral home of the Yoruba Kingdom. It was founded by Obatala by the order of Olodumare (Supreme God), but it later fell into the hands of Oduduwa, a brother to Obatala.
Oduduwa created a dynasty there in Ile-Ife, where his sons and daughters became the rulers of many Yoruba nations. Therefore, the first Ooni of Ife is a descendant of Oduduwa. This tradition of the Ooni originating from the Oduduwa root has remained to date.
Profile of Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi
Our point of discussion today is the full biography and life history of the current Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II: his early life, education, marriage and net worth, age, investment portfolios, kingdom, parents and other interesting facts about the monarch.
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi ascended the throne as the 51st Ooni of Ife on the 26th of October 2015. He was selected among the many well-to-do lists of Ile-Ife indigenes who were also heir to the throne.
Since then, he has expressed true leadership as the spiritual leader of the Yoruba Kingdom, who makes supplications to God and the Orisa on behalf of the Yoruba nation and the world at large.
Under his leadership, a lasting understanding has come to exist between the Ife and Oyo thrones, after many years of discord between the two. Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has also transformed the face of Ile-Ife, growing the economy of the city through tourism.
Early Life of Ooni Ife: Date of Birth | Age | Education
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi was born on the 17th of October, 1974 into the family of Oluropo and Wuraola Ogunwusi, of the Giesi Royal House, Agbedegbede compound Ile-Ife, in the present day Osun State Nigeria.
Years, even before he was conceived in his mother’s womb, his birth had already been predicted. Therefore, when he was born, his grandfather named him Adeyeye, which means “The Crown Befits the Throne,” while his mother named him Enitan.
As a young boy, Oba Adeyeye started his elementary education at the Subuola Memorial Nursery and Primary School, Akobo, Ibadan. He graduated from elementary school and now moved to Loyola College, Ibadan and later to St. Peters Secondary School, Ile-Ife where he obtained his O’ Level certificate.
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as a young man graduated from The Polytechnic Ibadan as an accountant. Today, he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Oba Ogunwusi is also an Associate Technician and a certified member of the Institute of Directors. He has also received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and also from Igbinedion University.
Ooni of Ife’s Marital Life: Wives | Children
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is married to his love, Mrs. Adedokun Adebisi Ogunwusi. Their lovely marriage has produced a daughter, Miss Adeola, Aanuoluwapo Ogunwusi.
Oba was some time ago married to Olori Wuraola Zynab Ogunwusi, a marriage that is believed to have been arranged by the oracle. Zynab took to her Instagram handle to announce that her marriage with the monarch has ended.
Ooni of Ife new wife
Currently, the Oba of Ile-Ife is married to Prophetess Morenike Naomi Oluwaseyi, the founder of the En-Heralds Ministry based in Akure Ondo State.
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi-Ooni of Ife’s Net Worth 2021
The net worth of Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is not yet confirmed. What we are sure about for now is the Ooni of Ife is one of the highest monarchs in Nigeria; he also owns a 2011 model of Rolls Royce car. Ooni Ife net worth stands around $70 million.
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