Ooni Enitan Ogunwusi’s wedding to Otiti Zainab Wuraola Obanor will take place on Saturday March 12,2016 according to information gathered from the wedding invitation.The traditional wedding will hold at the Edo Hotel inside GRA,Benin City.Initially,Ronke Ademiluyi popularly known as Rukkies was the woman everyone thought the Ooni would marry.
The new wife of Ooni of Ife is treated to a grand reception at Royal Court,ile-Ife,Osun state,a day after the marriage.Niyi Tabiti gathered that the wedding is considered strategic. Ile ife,cradle of the Yoruba race.It is regarded as the spiritual headquarters of the Yoruba people.
Rich and famous luxury goods tycoon, John Obayuwana of Polo Nigeria Limited is to play a prominent role at the traditional marriage ceremony.He is regarded as a relation of the queen to be.
It would be recalled that Ogunwusi and his first wife,Adebukola have been having issues.However, they decided not to create any scene so as not to jeopardise his chances durning the Ooni selection process.Sources claim she is no longer living with Ooni of Ife.A sign that she is no longer recognized as the king’s wife.
Ladies,the doors is not close yet.The Ooni still has many opportunities to marry again according to Yoruba tradition. So keep trying!
See Ooni and Wuraola’s wedding pictures here
-By Niyi Tabiti / Gistmaster