New Ooni, Oba Ogunnusi receives Staff-of-Office December 7

New Ooni, Oba Ogunnusi receives Staff-of-Office December 7

Kayode Ijitunji and Oyewale Oyelola, Ile-Ife

 

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the new Ooni of Ife on Monday completed all the traditional rites to wear the powerful crown of Oduduwa called Aare.

New Ooni, Oba Ogunnusi receives Staff-of-Office December 7
Oba Adeyeye Ogunnusi, with the 50kg weight Aare crown from Oloju-ido shrine

 

Oba Adeyeye Ogunnusi who was announced as new Ooni by Osun State Government on November 30 engaged in traditional rites at Ilofi where he spent 21days.

The new Ooni collected the Aare crown from Oloju-ido family who has the right to present the crown to the Ooni-elect.

He took the 50kg weight Aare from Oloju-ido shrine to his palace at Enuwa.

NEWSVERGE gathered that Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Osun State Governor, will present staff of office to Ojaja II during his coronation slated for December 7, 2015, in the ancient town- source of Yoruba race.

The 40 year old Ile-ife King succeeded late Oba Okunola Sijuade who died in London on August 27, 2015.

New Ooni, Oba Ogunnusi receives Staff-of-Office December 7
Oba Adeyeye Ogunnusi, receiving the 50kg weight Aare crown from Oloju-ido Chiefs

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