Months after the death of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, the Osun State government led by Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has approved the appointment of Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, 40, to succeed him.
This development was contained in a statement dated Saturday, October 24, 2015 and released in the early hours of Monday, October 26, 2015.
The three paragraph statement, signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Olalekan Adeoti, reads: “The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, has approved the appointment of a new Ooni of Ife.
“He is Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of Girsi Ruling House of Ile-Ife, State of Osun.
“This choice follows the completion of the due process by the kingmakers and the communication of their decision to Government.”
Below is a copy of the letter: