New Ooni arrives Ife
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The newly appointed Ooni of Ife, Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi arrives Ile Ife this morning for the formal commencement of the rites to the mounting of the throne of the ancient city.
New Nigerian was reliably informed that Prince Ogunwusi will on arrival at Ile Ife be handed over to Ife High Chiefs and the Ife Kingmakers by the head of Giesi family, Professor Adeyemi Aderibigbe.
The Ife High Chiefs are expected to immediately lead Prince Ogunwusi to Ilofi for seclusion for 21days after which he will be installed as the Ooni.
Already, the people of Ile Ife are in high and celebratory mood awaiting the arrival of the 40 year old new Ooni to the ancient city from his Lagos base.
Prince Adeyeye Ogunwusi is from Agbedegbede axis of the Giesi ruling House in the ancient city.
Osun Sate Government in had in a letter titled appointment of a new Ooni signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Moshood Adeoti dated October 24, 2015, named Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as the new Ooni of Ife.