Feb 10, 2016 – Ooni Of Ife Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi’ Father’s Mother, Grandmother Dead; Armed Robbers Kill Palace Guard
Prince Oluropo Ogunwusi Loses Mother, Madam Mariani Adeyemi Ogunwusi Dies At Age 104
Olori Mariani Adeyemi Ogunwusi, the grandmother of the current Ooni of Ife has died.
She passed away yesterday at her house in Ile Ife around 4:30am
The deceased reportedly had the premonition of his death.
Hear what Ooni’s spokesman Moses Olafare said:
In the last one month, Mama has been placing Ooni Ogunwusi’s picture on her chest either while sleeping or sitting always praying: “Olorun o ma seun o ti o je ki ala ogoji odun wa si imuse l’oju emi mi. Moti ti wa se tan latin pada s’odo re bayii o, ki n’ le so fun oko mi pe asotele odun 1974 ti sele o,”
“God, I thank you for keeping me alive to witness a dream of over 40 years. I am now ready to return to you in heaven for eternity and will be able to tell my husband of this manifestation of our 1974 dream.”
The Centenarian is survived by her only son, Oluropo Ogunwusi and 12 grandchildren.
Meanwhile a palace guard identified as Marcus Olatunji was shot dead by some suspected robbers in front of his house yesterday.