Wednesday, 16 July 2014
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Oba Adesoji Aderemi,Oni of Ife,15 Pics from Queens Archive

Oba Adesoji Aderemi the late ooni of ife

Oba Adesoji Aderemi, late Oni of Ife,with some of his sons at the palace.
 Oba Adesoji Aderemi was a remarkable man and the first African governor in the British Empire.He became the Oni of Ife in September 2nd 1930 and died on July 3rd 1980.Here from the Queens archive,i bring you a feature in Ovation magazine of 1999 where the Oni of Ife ,Oba Adesoji Aderemi was featured
along with his family.I am sure you will enjoy this.

Read about the profile and history of the new Ooni of Ife Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi here




Oba Ademiluyi's palace,The 1st storey building in Ile Ife.
                               





Oba Adesoji at the front of his palace in his Rolls Royce Phantom.


Oba Adesoji Aderemi Oni of Ife and his senior children.


Oba Adesoji Aderemi ,Oni of Ife and his sons







Oba Adesoji Aderemi reading his bible.He was an avid church goes.







Oba Adesoji Aderemi according to tradition was married to many wives known as the oloris,here are a few of them


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4 comments:

  1. Point of correction, He died on the 3rd of July 1980 and not 2nd as mentioned...

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  2. We came to this world empty, surely, we are leaving with nothing. Where are Adesoji Aderemi's Sons and Daughters? I never heard of them.

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  3. @quietguy, I know many of his sons and daughters. You might have never heard of them but I do. Ooni Adesoji Aderemi, continue to RIP

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