Ooni’s new wife makes first public appearance


Mariam Ajibola, new wife of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Saturday made her first public appearance at the annual Olojo Festival in Ile-Ife, Osun State.

The new Queen was formally welcomed to the Palace in Ile-Ife at 8pm on Tuesday, September 6 by members of the Royal House.

Her latest appearance at the Olojo Festival is her first public appearance since then.

The Olojo Festival is a major cultural celebration in Ife in which the Ooni of Ife will adorn the “Are Crown”.

Also present at the Olojo Festival are Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola and Osun state Deputy governor, Benedict Alabi, among others.