Remember the story on The Prince that could become the next Ooni of Ife? Well, that prince has just emerged the next Ooni of Ife.
Less than 3 months after the prediction, Osun State has the 51st Ooni of Ife and he is , Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi. The new OOni of Ife who is from the Giesi ruling house was announced via a press statement by the Govenor of the State, Rauf Aregbesola.
According to the Statement which you can find on VanguardNgr, the kingmakers of Ife had completed the required process and communicated the choice of Prince Ogunwusi to Aregbesola’s office for approval. The Governor ofcourse did approve the choice which makes Prince Ogunwusi, the 51st Ooni of Ife after Oba Sijuwade.
To learn more about the next Ooni of Ife, read HERE. We hope he is able to step into the shoes of his predecessor and command the respect that, that stool has commanded over the years. The next Ooni is also very young, age 40. If the gods can approve the leadership of the young, why is it difficult for us human to see that the young can lead.