Facts about Ooni’s incoming wives Ashley Adegoke, Tobi Phillips

The Ooni will in the coming days increase the number of his wives in the ancient palace to four.

The women joining the other two in the palace are Tobi Phillips and Princess Ashley Adegoke.

What to know about Phillips:

  1. She is a former model and beauty queen.
  2. Phillips is a graduate of Marine Science from the University of Lagos.
  3. She has reportedly been dating the Ooni for six years.

The wedding is scheduled for October 9, 2022.

What to know about Adegoke:

  1. She is from the Lafogido Royal House. Her father is the late Prince Jacob Adegoke.
  2. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Greenwich.
  3. Adegoke reportedly runs her businesses in the United Kingdom.
  4. The princess has a 10-year-old daughter from her relationship with another man.
  5. She is a chartered accountant and also runs a non-governmental organisation known as the Ashley Adegoke Foundation.

Her wedding to the Ooni holds on Friday, October 14, 2022.

Oba Ogunwusi, who will turn 48 later this month, was married to Adebukola Bombata in 2008 before he ascended the throne in 2015.


He also had a short-lived teenage romance with Omolara Olatunbosun who bore him a child, Adeola Anuoluwapo, in 1994.

His marriage to Zaynab Wuraola Otiti, a Bini princess, in March 2016 failed due to irreconcilable differences.

Ooni married Silekunola in October 2018. But three years later, she announced her separation from him.

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