40 Year old Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is new Ooni of Ife
By; Bayo Akamo, Ibadan
As reported exclusively by the New Nigerian yesterday, the Osun State Government has announced Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, a 40-year old real estate magnate from the Giesi Ruling House as the new Ooni of Ife
The Secretary to the State of Osun Government said the selection of the new Ooni followed the completion of all due processes for the filling of the vacant stool.
Mr. Ogunwusi was said to have been selected from 21 candidates presented by the Giesi Ruling House for the stool.
According to the statement; “The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has approved the appointment of a new Ooni of Ife. He is Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of Giesi Ruling House of Ile-Ife, State of Osun.
“This choice follows the completion of the due process by the kingmakers and the communication of their decision to Government.”
Adeyeye was born into the family of John Oluropo Ogunwusi from the famous Ojaja lineage of the Giesi Ruling House of the Agbedegbede Quarters in Ile-Ife. Prince Ogunwusi’s mother, Margaret Wuraola Sidikatu Abegbe Ogunwusi, was born into the family of Soji-Opa, a prominent Cocoa merchant in Ile-Ife.
A graduate of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, where he obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy. He is a Chartered Accountant and currently the Managing Director of Howard Roark Gardens Limited that is into estate development and management.