There was jubilation in Ile-Ife, Osun State on Thursday, as Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife took a new wife several months after the marriage with his first wife failed.
The Ooni’s new wife was received at the palace, a day after he marked his 44th birthday.
A statement issued by the Director, Media and Public Affairs of the palace, Comrade Moses Olafare said the marriage rights were done in private 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”.