Ooni’s Grandmother Laid to Rest


Late Queen Ayeyemi Ogunwusi, the grandmother of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) was laid to rest yesterday at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Ayegbaju, Ile-Ife, Osun State; in a ceremony presided over by the Lord Bishop of Diocese of Ife Anglican Communion, Rt. Revd Olubunmi Akinlade. The late Queen Ogunwusi died on Feb 8, 2016 at the age of 104.

Different eminent Nigerians from all walks of life converged on the ancient city of Ile-Ife for the burial of the late Queen, to pay their last respect to the deceased. These include the Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. Bamitale Omole and the Registrar of OAU, Mr. Dotun Awoyemi; Asiwaju of Ife, Chief Alex Duduyemi; representative of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Senator Rasheed Ladoja, and the in-laws of the Ooni of Ife, Dr. Williams Obanor.