The Osun State governor Rauf Aregbesola has confirmed through a press statement that Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house has emerged as the new Ooni of Ife which is making it the 51st Ooni in the histry of Ife.
According to a statement by the Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, the kingmakers of Ife whos responsibility is to select new Ooni of Ife had completed the required process and communicated the choice of Prince Ogunwusi to his office for final approval,
Ogunwusi is to take over as Ooni of Ile Ife from Oba Sijuade, who suddenly passed away on July 28, 2015 in a London hospital
Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Biography – new Ooni of Ife
Ogunwusi was Born 40 years ago into the family of John Oluropo Ogunwusi from the famous Ojaja Lineage of the Giesi ruling house of the Agbedegbede Quarters in Ile-Ife, The Mother of Prince Ogunwusi, Margaret Wuraola Sidikatu Abegbe Ogunwusi on her own was was born into the family of Soji-Opa, a prominent Cocoa merchant in Ile-Ife.
Prince Ogunwusi attended , Ibadan Polytechnic, where he obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy.
After his school career, he grew rapidly in business, which led him to becoming a successful real estate merchant.
Ogunwusi has involved himself in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts both locally and internationally for over 11 years.
“He was involved in the development of the Northern Foreshore Estate, Cityscape International Limited’s Buena Vista project in Lekki, Primewaterview Limited’s projects, Westcom Limited’s projects, and the Ajaokuta Steel’s and Delta Steel’s resuscitation projects
“Adeyeye Ogunwusi currently is the Managing Director of Howard Roark Gardens Limited which is undertaking multi-million naira Jacob Mews Estate project in Yaba and the Lakeview real estate development in Lekki.”