The Ooni of Ife will be visiting the Michael and Cecilia foundation Agbarha-Otor, Delta State, on the 7th and 8th of May, 2018.
Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, will on this visit commission the Michael and Cecilia Foundation Demonstration Schools, Michael and Cecilia Foundation College of Education and Michael and Cecilia Ibru University structures. Among the structures to be commissioned are the MCFDS administrative building, new road, classrooms and laboratory. He will also be commissioning the MCIU radio station, hostels, Power of Faith Building, NIIT building and MCIU JAMB centre.
The Ooni is the traditional ruler of Ile-Ife, a town which is seen as the cradle of the Yoruba people. This dynasty goes back hundreds of years and all Ooni are traced to Oduduwa, who is the ancestral father of the Yoruba people. The present Ooni his Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, is at 44 years old the youngest Ooni ever. He was born on the 17th day of October 1974 to the family of Oluropo and Wuraola Ogunwusi of the Giesi Royal House, his father – Prince Ropo is a radio and television presenter and anchor.
The Ooni, attended the Loyola college, Ibadan and later St. Peters Secondary School, Ile-Ife. He then proceeded to The Polytechnic, Ibadan where he bagged his Higher National Diploma in Accounting. A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN), The Institute of directors among other bodies, the Ooni is also an entrepreneur and philanthropist. The Ooni is a director on the board of Directors of Imperial Homes Mortgage Bank Limited and The Chancellor at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The Ooni is loved and highly respected by the people of Ile-Ife.
The Ooni will lay a wreath for the late Olorogun Michael Ibru,OFR.