The Palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has announced the birth of the Ooni’s first son.
Oba Ogunwusi has promised to name his first son on the throne after his idol, Tadeniawo Adesoji Aderemi, the most respected and trail blazing Ooni of Ife who died in 1980 after ruling the ancient town for 50yrs.
A release by the Ooni’s Press Secretary, Moses Olafare says mother and child are in perfect condition.
This is to officially inform the general public that The Almighty Olodumare has blessed the House Oduduwa with a Crown Prince as our mother Yeyeluwa, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy at the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 18th November 2020. Mother and child are in perfect condition.
Congratulations to the Royal family, the kingdom of Ife(The Source), Yoruba race and the entire descendants of Oduduwa worldwide on the safe arrival of this Heir to the sacred throne of the Ooni of Ife.
Signed; Comrade Moses Olafare, , Director, Media & Public Affairs, Ooni’s Palace.