Ooni of Ife marriage crisis has taken a new twist as the Deji of Akure Kingdom and Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, has intervened in the crisis between the king, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; and his estranged wife, Olori Naomi.
Olori Naomi in December, 2021 announced her separation from her husband on her social media.
The Akure king was said to have visited both parties in a bid to end the rift between the couple.
Source said; “lt is true that the Chairman of the Ondo State Council of Obas and the Paramount traditional ruler of Akureland, Oba Aladetoyinbo, took it upon himself to wade into the conflict between his fellow Oba and the Olori.”
“It will interest you that the matter would soon be resolved as both parties have agreed to sheathe their swords. Differences are normal in marriage, it is nothing unusual, it is a teething problem and within a couple of days, the Olori will move back to the palace and life will continue.”
Chief Press Secretary to the Deji of Akureland, Michael Adeyeye, said;
“Yes, the Chairman Council of Obas in the state, the Deji of Akureland personally paid a private visit to both parties and the matter was discussed and being ironed out. The process is ongoing and all the tension has gone down.”