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Oluwo Names New Baby After Female Olofin Adimula Of Ile-Ife

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Oluwo Names New Baby After Female Olofin Adimula Of Ile-Ife

Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has named his new daughter after Olofin Adimula of Ile-Ife, Luwo Gbagida.

Luwo Gbagida was the only female Olofin Adimula of Ile-Ife and the mother of Adekola Telu who founded the ancient city of Iwo.

Conducting the naming ceremony by himself in the midst of traditional rulers, religious clerics, community leaders and well-wishers, Oluwo named the child Luwo, Adewumi, Sultana, Fatimoh, Grace.

Blaze Newz recalls that Oluwo named his first child with his estranged Queen Chanel Chin, Oduduwa.

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Oluwo described Luwo Gbagida as a valiant, confident and visionary first female king in the universe.

A statement by Oluwo through his press secretary, Alli Ibraheem, reads “Today, I’m making a great history by naming my daughter after an Amazon, Iya wa (our mother), Luwo Gbagida”.

“Luwo Gbagida was the only female Olofin Adimula of Ile-Ife. Her credible marks and confidence produced Iwo. He gave the crown to her only son, Adekola Telu, to found a city of truth (Ilu Ayekooto), Iwo.

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“Her decision and the perseverance of Telu with his entourage produced Iwo of today”.

“LUWO was a genuine descendant of Oduduwa. She acted like Oduduwa and her reign was monumentally felt by all and sundry.

“I’ve many things in common. She was the 16th Olofin Adimula Ile-Ife while I’m the 16th Oluwo. My coronation was 16th January,2016.

“Many miracles were seen in my new daughter. Her birth is a blessing, not only to my harem but Yoruba land by extension.

She is a gift to humanity “According to Wikipedia, She was the daughter or a descendant of Olofin Adimula Otaataa from Owodo compound, Okerewe, and a descendant of Olofin Lafogido.

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She was the first and the only female paramount ruler of Ile-ife known to be the origin of Yoruba tribe in south-westhern, Nigeria and was succeeded Oloofin Giesi.

Olofin Luwoo’s reign remains the only one by a female in Ife till date. Her son Adekola Telu was the founder of the Iwo Kingdom.

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication

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