Ooni’s New Queen Is Olori Mariam Ajibola Ogunwusi

Olori Mariam observing the traditional rites
Ooni Ogunwusi & new Olori
Olori Mariam

The Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife on Tuesday night formally received his new queen; Olori Mariam Ajibola Ogunwusi.

The new queen Ajibola ushered into the Ile Oodua Palace in Ile-Ife at about 8pm last night by her mother and other members of her family from Kogi and Kwara states was first received by members of Ife Traditional Council led by the Obalufe of Ife, Oba Idowu Adediwura and Lowa Adimula of Ife, High-Chief Adekola Adeyeye who after necessary traditional and spiritual rites performed by the Isoros(Chief priests)presented to the Ogunwusi family and the husband.

Olori Mariam Ajibola Ogunwusi is a mixed blood as her late father hailed from Ebira ethnic part of Kogi state while her mother hails from Erin-Ile, an ancient Yoruba town in Kwara state.


Otunba Moses Olafare,Director, Media & Public Affairs,Ooni’s Palace.

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