How I became Ooni’s third wife – Olori Tobi Philips


Olori Tobi Philips, the third wife of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has revealed how she became the third wife of the prominent monarch.

In an interview with TVC on Friday, she said she was called by someone who asked if she wanted to marry the Ooni.

She said: “Someone called me one day and said, “Do you want to get married? And he asked if I wanted to get married to the Ooni.

“He introduced me to the Ooni. At first, I didn’t take it seriously because I was like, ‘what’s going on’.

“Then we met and started dating, but there was so many interference and we didn’t get married. That was quite devastating.

“I always promised myself that I will marry someone that I love. There are values that I love in a man and the Ooni has that’s why I later agreed to marry him.” she narrated.

The Monarch was in the news of recent for marrying six new wives within the space of two months.

The news wives are, Olori Mariam Ogunwusi nee Anako, Olori Elizabeth Opeoluwa Ogunwusi nee Akinmuda, Olori Tobi Philips, Princess Ashley Adegoke, Princess Aderonke Ademiluyi, and Princess Temitope Adesegun.