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Meet the 10 most powerful kings in Nigeria (With Pics)

Ooni of Ife:


The Ọọ̀ni of Ilé-Ifẹ̀ is the traditional ruler of Ile-Ife. Ife refers to the people while the city is called Ile-Ife and its dynasty goes back hundreds of years. Ile-ife is an acient city in southwest Nigeria and currently sitting on the throne is the reigning Ọọ̀ni Okunade Adele Sijuwade. Born on the 1st of January, 1930 to the Ogboru ruling house, he was crowned on 6 December 1980. Very influential is the position of the Ooni of Ife that in August 2010, he mediated in the dispute between Oyo and Osun states concerning the ownership of Ladoke Akintola University. He is also reputed to have been a major player in determining who became the next governor of Osun state after Prince Olagundoye Oyinlola.



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