It was jubilation galore at Ile-Ife, Osun State on Thursday, as Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, received his new wife at the palace, a day after he marked his 44th birthday.
This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Director, Media and Public Affairs of the palace, Comrade Moses Olafare.
According to the spokesperson, the marriage rights were done privately in Akure, Ondo State and she was later received at the Ooni’s palace.
“Her Majesty, Olori Moronke Naomi Silekunola Ogunwusi is the new Yeyeluwa Oodua.
“Necessary rites fully performed,” the statement read.
The monarch also took to social media on Thursday to express his joy.
He wrote, “I waited patiently upon the Almighty the King of kings, he eventually did it in the midst of many trials.
“Shilekunola, Moronke, Naomi; the greatest Arsenal you can apply on this highly revered throne with many rules and regulations in the midst of undiluted tradition, heritage and culture is the “Fear of God In You”.
“It is the beginning of your wisdom on this throne of Oduduwa. You are welcome home my beautiful and adorable queen”.
— Ooni Enitan Ogunwusi (@OoniAdimulaIfe) October 18, 2018
The development comes more than a year after his former wife, Zaynab Otiti-Obanor, confirmed that their 17-month-old marriage had ended.
The new wife who is said to be in her 20’s is an evangelist and also the founder of a ministry in Akure.