Who produces the next OOni of Ife?
The List Of All 50 Ooni’s Of Ife Till Date.
2ND OSANGANGAN OBAMAKIN
4TH OBALUFON OGBOGBODIRIN
5TH OBALUFON ALAYEMORE
11TH ODIDIMODE ROGBEESIN
21ST LUWOO (FEMALE)
38TH AKINMOYERO 1770-1800
39TH GBANLARE 1800-1823
40TH GBEGBAAJE 1823-1835
41ST WUNMONIJE 1835-1839
42ND ADEGUNLE ADEWELA 1839-1849
43RD DEGBINSOKUN 1849-1878
44TH ORARIGBA 1878-1880
45TH DERIN OLOGBENLA- He was a powerful warrior! 1880-1894
46TH ADELEKAN (OLUBUSE I)- He was the first Ooni to travel outside Ile-Ife to Lagos in 1903 when he was invited by the then Governor General to settle the dispute involving Elepe of Epe. All Yoruba Kings including the Alaafin left their respective thrones as a mark of respect for the Ooni. They returned to their respective stools after Ooni returned to Ile-Ife from Lagos. Oba Adelekan Olubuse was nicknamed ‘ERIOGUN’; Akitikori; Ebitikimopiri. 1894-1910
47TH ADEKOLA 1910-1910
48TH ADEMILUYI (AJAGUN) – He also was reputed to be a powerful Monarch. 1910-1930
49TH ADESOJI ADEREMI- Very intelligent with good foresight, he was invited to be minister without portfolio when he ruled from 1951 to 1955. He was the first indigenous governor of Western Nigeria. One of his most laudable achievements was the establishment of the GREAT University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) at Ile-Ife. 1930-1980
50TH OKUNADE SIJUWADE- He is the grandson of Olubuse l (The 46th Ooni) from Ogboru Ruling Family. Until his REAL or FAKE death NEWS some described him as ‘the Royal Eagle’, Elegant, Self-confident, well-informed and hardworking.