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History repeats itself in Owo over Ooni, son, as Olowo christens new Prince

Nov 19, 2020

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By: Ade Adeleke

It was a repeat of history yesterday when the Olori Naomi, the wife of OONI OF IFE, OBA ENITAN OGUNWUSI- OJAJA-II gave birth to a bouncing baby boy (Crown Prince) at Owo hospital in Ondo state.

SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that it is also on record that late Oba Ojaja-I (Grandfather of Oba Enitan) was given birth to in Owo over many decades ago.

The Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye and his Olori Adenike has therefore rejoiced with Ooni and the Owo monarch has christened the Prince “Aderiye”.

Pix: Olori Adenike at the hospital.

Oba Ajibade said the cheering news confirmed undoubted affinity between Ife and Owo.

Olori Adenike led delegation of Owo chiefs on congratulatory visit to the hospital where Ooni’s wife delivered the baby boy.

With Olori Adenike were; High Chief Tunde Elerewe, Administrative Secretary to Olowo, Chief Amos Aladeseye, Chief Modongho and Iyalode of EhinOgbe, Chief Mrs Obademi

Also, Ile Ife delegation too were at the Olowo’s palace to deliver felicitation message from Oonirisa

Delegation from Ooni was led by the Traditional ADC to Ooni, Chief Oriowo Oriyomi- Saarun Oodua, others were; Akogun, Waasin, Lowaate and Erebese all Ife High Chiefs.


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 safe arrival of this Heir to the sacred throne of the Ooni of Ife.


Comrade Moses Olafare,

Director, Media & Public Affairs, Ooni’s Palace.

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