Ooni Of Ife Celebrates 48th Birthday

The Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Monday celebrated his 48th birthday.

The Palace of the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi lit up on Monday morning with fireworks as the monarch clocked 48.

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Flanked by his wife Olori Mariam nee Anako, the Ooni came out to greet his subjects who put up a great show in his honour.

Ooni Ife

The Ooni stared in admiration at the fireworks as saxophonists treated everyone to good music.

Oba Ogunwusi’s spokesman Moses Olafare posted a video of the ceremony on Facebook.

“Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is a year older today,” he wrote.

The monarch’s 48th birthday crowns his recent wedding spree. In the last one month, the Ooni of Ife has married four women namely Mariam, Elizabeth, Tobi and Ashley.

Olafare recently said that at the “appropriate time” the palace would speak on the weddings if need be.

On Sunday, October 16, the Ooni and his wife Olori Mariam held a thanksgiving service following their wedding last month.

The thanksgiving was held at the Ooni of Ife’s Palace.

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