The Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, and his wife, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi have welcomed a baby boy. The excited king took to his Instagram page to share the good news today, November 18th.
In his post, the Ooni of Ife, through his page handler, said both mother and new baby were doing well. In his words: Ooni of Ife welcomes son.
“To God be the glory, great things he has done. Hearty congratulations to the entire House of Oduduwa and Olori Silekunola who today birthed a Prince to the Royal throne of Oduduwa.”
As the first son of the Ooni, the baby boy who was born in the early hours of Wednesday will be the heir to the throne, according to a statement from the Ooni’s palace. The news was also confirmed by, Yera Moses Olafare, spokesman to the Ooni as he also took to his Instagram to announce the arrival of the Prince.
“THE HEIR TO THE THRONE OF ODUDUWA IS BORN. This is to officially inform the general public that The Almighty Olodumare has blessed the House Oduduwa with a Crown Prince as our mother Yeyeluwa, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy at the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 18th November 2020. Mother and child are in a perfect condition. Congratulations to the Royal family, the kingdom of Ife (The Source), the Yoruba race, and the entire descendants of Oduduwa worldwide on the safe arrival of this Heir to the sacred throne of the Ooni of Ife.”
Signed; Comrade Moses Olafare, Director, Media & Public Affairs, Ooni’s Palace.
Congratulations to the royal family on the arrival of the prince!
Photo credit: Instagram | Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ooni of Ife welcomes son.
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