Prophetess Naomi and queen of the Ooni of Ife, has been spotted in a white apparel dancing at the christening ceremony of the royal prince, Adesoji Aderemi.
The birth of the prince on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 was greeted by three phasses of 21day traditional rites according to the dictates of Yoruba customs before it was rounded off today within the premises of Ile Oodua Palace of the Ooni, where Queen Naomi was spotted.
Recounts that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Wednesday fulfilled his promise to name his newly born prince after his predecessor, Sir Tadenikawo Adesoji Aderemi.
The day which climaxed the first eight-day of the 3 week cultural rites traditionally observed at the Ile Oodua Palace of the Ooni of Ife for naming new born princes and princess started with the traditional movement of the Ooni from his private residence in the palace to the sacred Yeyemoolu well to offer prayers and traditional rites before moving through various palace chambers; from Ile Ogun to Ile Odikeji and Ile Omirin, finally to Ile-Igbo to mount the oldest stool of Oduduwa at Ile Igbo Where a reigning Ooni occasionally sits whenever there is a very important events.
At Ile Igbo, spiritual obeisance by the Isoros and other traditional rites were offered to formally welcome the royal baby to the Ife Royal Court and announce his names to the general public.
After the prayers and sacrifices, the Ooni consulted Ifa oracle through the Araba Agbaye, head of Ifa priests worldwide, before making the baby’s names public.
Names of the prince handed by Araba Agbaye to High-Chief Lowa of Ife, Chief Adekola Adeyeye who officially pronounced them to the anxious crowd are: Tadenikawo, Adesoji, Aderemi, Eri-Ifeoluwasimi, Adeiwa, Inioluwa, Ademide, Adegbite, Diekoloreoluwa, son of Ogunwusi.
Watch the queen stepping out for the first time since her child birth below:
Shortly after the name was announced, people present made their way down to the monarch’s palace where the proper merriment went down.
Watch the videos below:
Tunji Olawande said: “Deep culture… congratulations to Ooni and Olori on the arrival of our prince.”
Queen Omobola said: “Congratulations. Glory be unto Almighty God.”
Mc Lovely Bhummy said: “Our culture and tradition is rich.”
Queen Omobola said: “Congratulations Oonirisha. Another twins in few months to come in the palace oo.”