Admin l Wednesday, September 7, 2022
IFE, Osun, Nigeria – The Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife has married a new wife. He received his new queen; Olori Mariam Ajibola Ogunwusi on Tuesday night.
In a statement, his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Otunba Moses Olafare gave the name of the new queen as Ajibola, adding that she was ushered into the Ile Oodua Palace in Ile-Ife at about 8pm last night by her mother and other members of her family from Kogi and Kwara states.
The statement added Olori Mariam Ajibola was first received by members of Ife Traditional Council led by the Obalufe of Ife, Oba Idowu Adediwura and Lowa Adimula of Ife, High-Chief Adekola Adeyeye who after necessary traditional and spiritual rites performed by the Isoros(Chief priests) presented her to the Ogunwusi family and the husband.
He added that Olori Mariam Ajibola Ogunwusi is a mixed blood as her late father hailed from Ebira ethnic part of Kogi state while her mother hails from Erin-Ile, an ancient Yoruba town in Kwara state.