In the past two months the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) married six new wives, Mariam Anako, Elizabeth Akinmudai, Tobiloba Philips, Ashley Adegoke, Ronke Ademiluyi and Temitope Adesegun.
Queen Mariam Anako Ogunwusi whom the King married in a lowkey wedding on September 6, 2022 is from Ebira ethnic group in Kogi State. Until her marriage to the King, she was an administrative manager in an oil and gas company. Mariam becomes the fourth of the Ooni after his split from Prophetess Naomi Ogunwusi.
Queen Elizabeth Akinmudai Ogunwusi is a native of Ondo state. She was a Scotland-based electronic data processor. She was married a few hours after queen Mariam.
Queen Tobiloba Philips Ogunwusi was married on October 9, 2022. Olori Tobiloba also a native of Ondo State was a beauty queen who won the title of World Miss University Africa (WMUA) in 2012. She is the owner of QTP luxury fashion, and a 3D artist.
The 48 year-old monarch married Queen Ashley Adegoke Ogunwusi a princess of Ile-Ife, Osun State. She is said to have been a longtime lover of the Ooni, before his marriage to ex-queen Naomi Silekunola. She is an entrepreneur and philanthropist.
The fifth queen, Queen Ronke Ademiluyi is the great-granddaughter of Ooni Ademiluyi Ajagun, the 48th Ooni of Ife. She is a global ambassador and founder of Adire Odua. She is the founder of African Fashion Week Nigeria and African Fashion Week London.
The sixth of the Ooni, Queen Temitope Adesegun Ogunwusi is a princess from Ijebu land. She was wed to the Ooni on October 24, 2022. She is the CEO of Hopes Alive Initiatives and was the presenter of Health Wise.