In October 2018, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adegeye Ogunwusi got married to Prophetess Silekunola Monorenike Naomi Oluwaseyi. As expected, the wedding was all over the media and on the lips of many Nigerians. This was due in part to the sudden breakup of his second marriage which left many stunned and also wondering when a new queen would be crowned.
The announcement of the Prophetess as the new Olori would mark the first time a renowned Nigerian traditional ruler or their spouse also serves as a minister of the Gospel. As Founder of EN Heralds, based in Akure, Ondo State, Her Majesty has ran the ministry since the age of eighteen. She became a full-time evangelist in October 2011.
For the 27-year-old royal, serving her people and serving God are in no way a contradiction as she carries on well with managing both roles. A true natural beauty, Olori Naomi seems to shun undue media attention, preferring to focus on the many roles she leads. Nigerian celebrity news today.
Lately, rumors have been flying around that her marriage to the Ooni of Ife has crashed. The rumors, which have been going on for a while now may have arisen due to the fact that the Ooni of Ife’s second marriage to Wuraola Zaynab ended after barely a year.
Two days ago, the Prophetess finally spoke up about the rumors. In denying them, she shared the statement below via her Instagram page:
“There have been strange rumors and unfounded news making rounds on social media in recent times. I want all believers of good news to know that, it is all lies and a picture of how the peddlers of the evil news would have loved our love story to turn out. I would have loved to maintain silence, however, due to concerns being expressed by well-meaning people something has to be said. Now, the gospel truth is that I have been busy with ministry off the social media space and you’d all agree with me that with the ongoing pandemic which suddenly sprung up on all of us, only means more work needs to be done. I can’t sit still (as nobody privileged enough should) and this isn’t a time for social media presence but a time that calls for solemnity. Hence my break from what people now call normal. Finally, as duty will have me do, I have been in and out of the palace doing God’s bidding. With all being said, I am compelled to ask the following questions :
Why can’t people verify that which is the truth?
Why do people believe more in falsehood and negativity? Well, the bible has something to say about them in Psalm 2: 1-12. Now I say to you all, please disregard and jettison every fake and malicious news about me and my husband (Ooni Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi) for ours is a love no earthly force is strong enough to break, we are very fine and healthy. Nigerian celebrity news today.
I will leave you with this ‘please be comforted and know that boredom is a killer and people do unimaginable things when they are (bored).’ Peace and love always.”
Rumors aside, Queen Silekunola has been on our radar for a while now, thanks to her growing style profile. As wife to the Ooni of Ife, she’s been steadily exuding grace and elegance at every occasion since her arrival at the Ile-Ife palace.
Sporting mostly white attires as traditionally required of her position as Queen, you can spot her from miles away. She completes most of her looks with coral beads, a well beat face or at least a dab of red or pink lipstick, and a charming smile.
From modernized native wears to grand headgears and eye-catching jewelry, Olori Naomi’s style is one that is symbolic of a union of traditional Yoruba fashion and contemporary Nigerian fashion. News in Nigeria
Check out Olori Naomi’s royal style…
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