Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house has emerged as the new Ooni of Ife, Osun State.
The new monarch holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from the Polytechnic Ibadan. He is aged 40.
In a statement dated October 24, 2015 entitled, ‘Appointment of a New Ooni,’ and signed by Secretary to the Osun State government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, “This follows the completion of the due process and the communication of their (Kingmakers’) choice to the government.”
The new monarch will be sitting on the throne of Oduduwa, left by Oba Okunade Sijuade, who joined his ancestors on July 28, 2015 in a London hospital.
The announcement of the new Ooni, came sequel to last Friday’s judgment delivered by an Osun State High Court, which dismissed a suit challenging the Ooni of Ife 1980 Chieftaincy Declaration.