By KHADIJAT KUBURAT LAWAL
Prophetess Naomi Olori Silekunola, wife of the Ooni of Ife, Ọba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has given birth to a bouncing baby boy – the crown prince to Oduduwa throne.
This is according to a press statement signed by Comrade Moses Olafare, the director, Media and public relations of the Ooni’s palace.
“This is to officially inform the general public that The Almighty Olodumare has blessed the House Oduduwa with a crown Prince as our mother Yeyeluwa, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy at the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 18th November 2020.
“Mother and child are in a perfect condition.
“Congratulations to the Royal family, the kingdom of Ife(The Source), Yoruba race and the entire descendants of Oduduwa worldwide on the save arrival of this Heir to the sacred throne of the Ooni of Ife.”
What it means to be the crown prince
The new born will be the heir to the throne of the Ife palace, making him one ofhthe most important personalities in the Yoruba kingdom.
The prince has the chance of becoming the King of Ile-Ife which means he can lay claim to the throne of Oduduwa, who is considered as the first and most important king of Yoruba land.
The new born is the first son of Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi , the 51st and current traditional ruler of the Yoruba Kingdom of Ile-Ife. (Daily Trust)