Often, Nigerian royal monarchs are known to marry ladies who are of the same cultural and ethnic group as they are. However, there have been some exceptions. One of such is the marriage of the Oluwo of Iwo land in Osun state to a Jamaican lady named Chanel Chin.
Chanel Chin is the daughter of a Jamaican Reggae artist named Ludlow Chin aka Bobo Zaro. She had met her husband while he resided in Canada. This was even before before his coronation.
Despite their cultural and national differences, the two have made an enviable show of their marriage. Chanel who dresses in Yoruba royal attires has been very supportive of her husband and his kingship activities.
In return, the Oluwo of Iwoland whose real name is King Adbul Rasheed Adewale Akanbi gushes over her constantly and showers her with praises. Recently, he took to his page to share photos of her and also eulogise her.
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But even more, the post was meant to address a particular issue centered on why the queen wears a crown similar to that of the Oluwo of Iwoland himself. As it appears, there had been arising complaints about this rare trend and this post was meant to quell these complaints.
See the post below:
"Queen Chanel of Iwoland soooo fresh sooooo clean, The beauty and pride of African Royalty.... The only African Queen with the Crown to showcase how our Great Progenitor Oduduwa crowned Olokun his Queen (Yeyemoso) this is to bring back our beautiful forgotten history to our children. NB: please don't listen to detractors that are peddling lies that this is desecrating our culture!! Our great father Oduduwa loved and respected his Queens and he crowned them, not like today that people who don't know history try to scare you!
"The only crown a king won't put on a Queen is Aree or isenbaye crown... #Ade lafin mo Oba, ki lafin mo Olori ???? The Crown is the symbol of a king .... what is the symbol of a Queen ??? Oduduwa brought love and taught us to respect women. Please ask any first class ancient king one question....
"Did Oduduwa crowned his wife Olokun ?? You can also Google Ori Olokun (head of Olokun) you will see the Crown on her head, Our culture and tradition is beautiful not scary ! Show our culture with love as a king and love the people and they will love you back.... scare them as a king with our culture and tradition and they will be scared of you and the result today is.... our children as taken after a culture that shows more love !!!!"
Indeed, the beautiful, fresh and clean Queen Chanel deserves the praise she is getting. Just after she got married, the stunning beauty revealed that she still had minor challenges with the food and language of the people she is representing as queen.
But then, she is in for the long haul and she does not intend to turn back in any way. More beautiful photos of the beautiful, tall lady has been posted and appraised by her equally handsome husband King Abdul Rasheed.
See them below:
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