Five years after coronation, Ooni Ogunwusi gets heir
By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo
Five years after being coronated as the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has gotten a heir to the throne of his forefathers.
This was revealed in a statement signed by
Comrade Moses Olafare, the Director, Media & Public Affairs, Ooni’s Palace on Wednesday.
The prominent monarch’s wife, Olori Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to the crown prince at the early hours of Wednesday.
Olafare said bother the mother and baby boy are in safe condition.
“This is to officially inform the general public that The Almighty Olodumare has blessed the House Oduduwa with a crown Prince as our mother Yeyeluwa, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy at the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 18th November 2020.
“Mother and child are in a perfect condition.
“Congratulations to the Royal family, the kingdom of Ife(The Source), Yoruba race and the entire descendants of Oduduwa worldwide on the save arrival of this Heir to the sacred throne of the Ooni of Ife.”
Meanwhile, there was a wild jubilation in the ancient town as indigenes and residents trooped out to the palace to rejoice with their king.