The Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has finally married his fourth wife, Princess Ashley.
From today, Ashely ceases to be a princess, as she finally takes up the title of a Queen.
The king’s family members are also said to be moving to the late Prince Adeniyi Adegoke’s family house situated on Olubose Street, along Ede road, the ancient city of Ile Ife would he agog with fanfare today.
Just like the wedding of Queen Tobi Phillips, the Ooni was nowhere in sight at the wedding ceremony. His chiefs, the royal guards and the royal staff were there to represent him.
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The Ooni was set to wed Princess Ashley in grand style.
From the wedding invite, the King and his new wife were set to tie the knot on October 14th, 2022 at the Palace of the Ooni and the residence of the bride’s parents.
Many expressed excitement over the good news as they noted how the Princess deserved a place at the King’s throne.
ADULAWONEWS reports that Princess Ashley would be the King’s fourth wife, as he already has three wives who he married within two months.
However, news reaching KFN has it that the prominent Nigerian monarch monarch is set to marry 5th and 6th wives.
Princess Ronke Ademiluyi
According to Kemi Ashefon blog, Princess Ronke, who is the soon-to-be 5th wife of the Ooni, has known the King before he ascended throne in 2015.
The London trained lawyer is a very well known entrepreneur who shuttled between the UK and Nigeria.
Ronke is the founder of the popular fashion showcase platforms, the AFWN & AFWL franchises. As a prince then, the now Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi’s company, was one of the major sponsors of the ‘Africa Fashion Week Nigeria’ the fashion showcase platform founded by Princess Ronke Ademiluyi. As a princess in Ile Ife, Ronke’s great-grandfather was Ooni Ademiluyi Ajagun.
Moreover, she is in charge of the Queen Moremi Initiative; a global ambassador and founder of the Adire Odua. Her wedding to the Ooni comes up three days after his 48th birthday on October 17.
Meet Ooni’s 6th wife
Princess Temitope Adesegun, the alleged 6th wife of the Ooni, could be described as an achiever. She worked as the Personal Assistant to the late Secretary to the State Government, Princess Aderenle Adeniran-Ogunsanya during the Babatunde Raji Fashola led administration.
Adesegun is actually based in Lagos and a director of Hope Alive Initiative Poverty Alleviation Advocacy that is powered by the House of Odua inspired by the Ooni.
Her marriage to the Ooni comes up a few days after Ronke Ademiluyi’s.