5 Things To Know About The New Ooni's Coronation

5 Things To Know About The New Ooni's Coronation

 Prince Adeyeye was announced the next Ooni of Ife on October 26 by the Osun state governor. 

5 Things To Know About The New Ooni's Coronation
The new Ooni of Ife

However, here are 5 things to know about the coronation of the new Ooni:


1. Today, being the third day after his appointment, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi  is expected to make his first public appearance.

2. Major markets in Ife East and Ife Central local government have been closed ahead of his homecoming. Even all the vehicles parked on the roads leading to the Ooni’s Palace have been moved.

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3. When he gets into Ife, he must first go to his family house. This is because he must be made the Sooko of his family before ascending the throne.

4. After his installation as Sooko, he will go to the Obalufe palace for some rites at the Orunto River which is inside the palace. From there, he will move to a forest on Ilesa road for another round of rituals.

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5. He will be in Ilofi for 21 days or more. In the forest, he will meet a spirit, who is an old woman. She will deliver to the new Ooni the power left by Oduduwa. According to tradition, 'the old woman will give him all the power over the Yoruba race. Then after all these, he will be installed as the Ooni.”

The new Ooni of Ife is a 40-year-old real estate entrepreneur. He attended the polytechnic in Ibadan, where he obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in accountancy.  He is currently the managing director of Howard Roark Gardens Limited which is undertaking the multi-million naira Jacob Mews Estate project in Yaba and the Lakeview real estate development in Lekki.

The news about the 40-year-old new Ooni of Ife came as a surprise to many Nigerians. Read what Nigerians said about him here.

Source: Legit.ng

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