Ooni Appoints Adediwura As New Obalufe

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Ooni Appoints Adediwura As New Obalufe

Ooni Appoints Adediwura As New Obalufe
March 10
13:01 2016

Guided by the laws of the State of Osun and in line with the customs and traditions of Ile-Ife and having widely consulted with the government, kingmakers and other relevant stakeholders, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) this morning appointed Comrade Idowu Olaniyi Adediwura from Ajagbusi Royal House of Orunto as the new Obalufe of Ife Kingdom to replace late Oba Folorunso Omisakin who died in October 2015.

Born in 1967 to the family of Pa Afred Tijuara and Mrs Tayelolu Mariani Adediwura, the Obalufe designate expected to be the Ooni’s deputy is a trade unionist and labour leader in the maritime sector, a member of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria and has remained the Tin Can Island Container Terminal unit chairman from 1992 till date.

He attended All Saints Primary School, Ilode, Ile-Ife, Oronna High School, Ilaro Ogun State and Pen Foster Career School in Canada. He is married to Mrs Olusola Adediwura and blessed with children.

Comrade Moses Olafare,
Director of Media and Public Affairs,
Ooni’s Palace.

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