I Found Solace in Music, I Almost Committed Suicide Before I Became King: Ooni of Ife Talks on Effects of Song

I Found Solace in Music, I Almost Committed Suicide Before I Became King: Ooni of Ife Talks on Effects of Song

  • The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has spoken about the importance of listening to music and how he is a huge fan of songs
  • The monarch made the revelation during an event in Lagos where he narrated how music saved him from committing suicide
  • The Ooni also explained growing up in the choir and the effect of music in his real estate business, Nigerians have reacted to his message on music

The Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi during a recent event in Lagos narrated his unending love for music and the impact music has made in his life.

The Oba made a revelation that he almost committed suicide when things were not going well for him but music helped him to forget about the idea.

Ooni of Ife
Ooni of Ife talks about music. Credit: @ooniadimulaife
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He also listed other importance of listening to music and how it has helped lift his mood while growing up:

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"I used to walk over 10km going for choir practice like 3 times a week, the who zeal dedication and power behind music, it's actually the greatest means of communicating with your creator, because our creator doesn't understand any other thing other than praises and song."

The king also said he made up his mind to be using music to empower the less privileged and the oppressed in society:

"I was into real estate, I built one of the largest estates in Lagos, I had to pull everything down and stated all over, where will I get the money bank, it was a difficult decision for me, it almost took my life but music upon music helped my life."

He finally revealed that he never knew God will take him to the highly exalted throne.

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Watch the video of Ooni's speech on music below:


Few fans have reacted to the post of Ooni talking about music.

Legit.ng picked what they said, read below:


"This king should be the president of this country."


"This is emotional, it’s pushing me to narrate what music has done in my life as well."


"Music everywhere you go, I’m a living testimony of the effect of music."

I had her at 19: Ooni of Ife showered praises on daughter

Legit.ng earlier reported that Ooni of Ife showered praises on his eldest child, Princess Adeola.

The monarch revealed that he had her when he was 19 and they formed an unbroken bond.

The Yoruba king also posted rare throwback photos of himself and his princess and fans gushed over the snaps.

Source: Legit.ng

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