Foremost traditional ruler, Ooni Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife has officially tied the nuptial knots officially to his new wife, Mariam Anako-Ogunwusi on Tuesday, at the Enuwa’s Palace in the ancient city of Ile-Ife.
The union is coming after her erstwhile Olori Naomi Shilekunola publicly called their union off on social media. Every since then, Ooni of Ife, according to CITY SPY, the respected monarch met his new bride Mariam Anako, a top management executive (Administrative Manager) of Nestoil Limited; Nigeria’s largest indigenous Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) Company in the oil and gas sector.
The traditional wedding according to report took place at the palace as The bride in company of her family and friends gleefully dressed in the popular HOH lace attire all looking glamorous stormed the palace in grand style to witness the wedding. According to sources; she was given the necessary traditional rite last night with the popular pouring a reddish substance on her legs which will officially usher into the palace as a bride.
The bride comes from a very influential family in Kogi State. Her elder sibling, Medinat Anako is a lawyer, businesswoman and also Special Adviser on Intergovernmental Affairs and Kogi State Diaspora Focal Point Officer (DFPO) to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. While another of her elder siblings, Mrs Raliat Abdulrahman nee Anako is a Special Adviser to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila. Her grandparents are of Kogi State descent Igbira to be precise but settled in Kwara state Ilorin with their family house situated Adewole Estate. Despite losing her father at a tender age, she was raised by former IGP Mohammed Dikko Abubakar who reigned as the boss of the Nigerian Police between 2012 to 2014.
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