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Ooni of Ife More photos from Oba Ogunwusi’s traditional wedding

The king and his new bride had an elaborate ceremony to celebrate their traditional wedding

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Ooni of Ife, Oba  Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi  on Saturday, March 12 got married to his Benin bride, Wuraola Otiti Zynab Obanor.

Ooni of Ife's traditional wedding play

Ooni of Ife's traditional wedding

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Although the monarch wasn’t present to perform the traditional wedding rites, he sent elders to represent him and to carry out the necessary procedures in his place.

READ: Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi set to wed second wife March 12

The second part of the wedding which was the thanksgiving service then took place at the Oba’s palace in Ife.

The king and his new bride had an elaborate ceremony to celebrate their wedding. It was well attended by important dignitaries, celebrities and socialites.

Ooni of Ife's traditional wedding play

Ooni of Ife's traditional wedding

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This will be the Oba’s second marriage as his marriage to first wife, Adebukunola Ogunwusi, was said to have collapsed due to irreconcilable differences.

READ: More photos from Dolapo Oni's traditional wedding

Ogunwusi ascended the throne after the demise of the former king, Oba Okunade Sijuwade who died on July 28, 2015.

Ooni of Ife's traditional wedding play

Ooni of Ife's traditional wedding

(LIB)

Congratulations to the couple.

Check out more photos from the royal wedding above.

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