New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife

New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife

New Ooni of Ile Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has on October 28 arrived the ancient town for the first time since he was pronounce by the Osun state government.

New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife
Jubilant youth welcome new elected Ooni of Ife during his arrival.

After a long battle next to the death of Oba Sijuwade, Ogunsuwi, a prince from the Giesi Ruling House in the town became the new Ooni of Ife.

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On his arrival with armed security staff, the Ooni stopped at the Ife toll gate to appreciate the chiefs led by the Lowa of Ife.

The streets were full with the huge crowd with schoolchildren, market women, motorcycle riders and other residents of the town.

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That's why Ooni-elect took time to admit cheers from the waiting mob by raising his right hand several times to greet his supporters.

Ogunsuwi went to the home of the Obalufe to pay respect before proceeding to his compound of the Giesi Ruling House where he is to be installed as Sooko.

Adelowo Ogunleye, secretary of the Giesi Ruling House, said the Ooni-elect will receive the title of Ojaja II, during his reign.

Ogunleye clarified that the Ojaja family is a part of the Giesi ruling house.

READ ALSO: Dogara Congratulates New Ooni Of Ife

He said: “The Kabiyesi has promised to further the development of Ife and provide jobs for the unemployed.

“When he is finally installed, I am sure he will state the rest himself.”

Check out more photos below:

New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife
Cross section chiefs and Yeye Olojas of Ife are waiting for the arrival of new Ooni of Ife.
New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife
Cross section of Yeye Olojas of Ile Ife during the arrival of new Ooni of Ile Ife.
New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife
Step mother Princess Margret Ogunwumi, Father of the new Ooni Prince Ropo Ogunwumi and new Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwumi enitan to Ile Ife city.
New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife
Father of new Ooni Prince Ropo Ogunwumi and new Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwumi during their arrival to the ancient town.
New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife
Arrival of new Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwumi to Ile Ife city.
New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife
Ife residents await the new Ooni of Ife. Photo credit: NAN news.
New Ooni Made Triumphal Entry Into Ile-Ife
High chiefs await the new Ooni of Ife Prince Adeyeye Ogunwusi at Ife Toll Gate in Osun state. Photo credit: NAN news.

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