Ooni of Ife Holds Thanksgiving Ceremony with 2nd Wife, Nigerians React with Mixed Feelings

Ooni of Ife Holds Thanksgiving Ceremony with 2nd Wife, Nigerians React with Mixed Feelings

  • The Ooni of Ife is currently trending on social media following a thanksgiving ceremony held in honour of one of his new brides
  • The videos which have since surfaced on social media show the monarch as well as his bride surrounded by people
  • Several internet users have taken to social media to react to the news of his wedding, questioning the king's motive

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi held a thanksgiving ceremony in honour of his second wife, Olori Mariam Anako.

Recall some weeks ago, the Yoruba monarch married Anako at the Ife palace on the night of September 6, 2022, as the new bride was ushered into her marriage with traditional rites.

Photos of Ooni Ife and his new wife.
Photos show the Ooni and his new bride. Credit: @ooniadimulaife, @goldymynetv
Source: Instagram

Well, videos from their thanksgiving ceremony have surfaced on social media, once again reminding Nigerians about the King's back-to-back unions in the past month.

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A video of a large banner with the royal couple can be seen on display with their names imprinted on it.

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Another video sees the king surrounded by his subject:

Below is a video of Olori Mariam clad in a lacey white regalia:

Social media users react to videos of Ooni and his new bride


"Na woman be this one problem."


"Nah wa o.... congratulations to him and all the new oloris. But I need help and clarity on the functions of the Obas on the yoruba indigenous people and the land. Still don't understand "


"See the difference? He is actually present for Mariam wedding and party..The rest just dey struggle dey marry him in his absence.."

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"I thought he’d be different…. Like set a pace ‍♀️"


"Lolll. He like marriage oo house don full for wife."


"One week one marriage ....friends and family will be so tired attending wedding every weekend."


"Misplaced priority."


"Since last month this man Dey marry wives every week nobody Dey do anything about am"

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Meanwhile Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, trended on the topic of discussion on social media following his latest marital endeavour.

Weeks after getting married to his second oil mogul wife, Mariam Aijbola Anako, the highly revered monarch made things official with his third wife, Tobi Phillips.

The traditional wedding ceremony with close family members in attendance went down on Sunday, October 9.

Source: Legit.ng

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Kumashe Yaakugh Kumashe Yaakugh is a lifestyle journalist with over five years of working experience at Legit.ng. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication in 2013. In 2022, she received the award for' Excellence in Fashion Reporting'. Kumashe Yaakugh is the author of 'While She Slept'. Email: caroline.yaakugh@corp.legit.ng