The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has made an exciting announcement about his upcoming nuptials to Olori Moronke Naomi Silekunola. The Royal Palace released a statement announcing that the wedding ceremony would take place on Saturday, March 13, 2021. Fans of the powerful monarch and his new bride were treated to breathtaking pre-wedding photos that highlighted the palpable chemistry and love between the two.
The ceremony, due to COVID-19 protocols, is expected to be an intimate gathering, with only a select few invited to witness the momentous exchange of vows. In explaining his decision to take another wife, the Ooni revealed that he wanted to reaffirm the values of African culture and dispel the notion that traditional norms are outdated. As one of Nigeria’s most revered traditional rulers, his marriage to Olori Naomi is certainly set to be an event that will be etched in the annals of history. This marks the second wedding for the Ooni since his ascension to the throne.