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Ooni of Ife’s Elder Brother, Prince Adegboyega Ogunwusi Finds Love Again



  • Set To Marry Shade Okoya’s Best Friend, Funmi Onabamiro As Second Wife
  • Why His Three Sisters Are Angry

Barring any last minute change of plans, the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11, will lead a powerful family delegation to seek the hands of a wife.

However, this time around, the bride in question, Funmi Onabamiro is being sought by his brother, Prince Abimbola Adegboyega Ogunwusi, the eldest of the children of Prince Oluropo Ogunwusi and the late Madam Sidikat Abegbe Magret Ogunwusi. His other siblings are Adetunji, Folashade, Adeshola, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and Adebimpe.

An alumnus of the University of Ibadan, Prince Adegboyega holds the revered title of the Sooko Laekun of Ile-Ife. This title confers on him, the responsibilities of coordinating the princes of Ile-Ife, and serving as the right hand man of the Ooni. 

Prince Adegboyega, who is a top business man with interests in diverse sectors, among which are, property, construction, farming and mining. 

Close friends of Funmi Onabamiro squealed that she can’t wait to be married to the amiable Ile-Ife Prince. Funmi is reported to be a graduate of University of Lagos; and she is one of Shade Okoya’s best friends as well. 

Sources disclosed to FIRST WEEKLY that Prince Adegboyega and his current love interest, Funmi, have been enjoying a solid affair for over five years. The two lovers were reported to have launched an impressive outing during the coronation of Ooni Ogunwusi in December 2015. Family sources revealed that Prince Adegboyega is married, but he prefers to keep his family from public scrutiny. 

Subsequently, the two lovers kept their affair on a low-profile scale. However, the recent birthday celebration of Prince Ogunwusi, afforded Funmi with the opportunity to advertise their affair. The party-loving lady literarily bombarded social media platforms with pictures from the pre and post birthday celebration. 

FIRST WEEKLY gathered that the get-together was hosted by Funmi at her lover’s expansive home in Victoria Garden City, VGC, Ajah. The party had a few of the couple’s close friends in attendance. 

With the recent hosting of the birthday party, Funmi has become more relaxed and more assured of the fact that her days as a singe lady are numbered. She has confided in some of her friends that the Ogunwusi family will soon come to ask for her hands in marriage.

The second of four children, Funmi Onabamiro is a lone parent to a 10-year old boy, Fuhad Oriyomi Salawu. Insiders disclosed to FIRST WEEKLY that Fuhad, is a product of her affair with Yusuf Salawu, the younger brother of Abdulhameed Salawu, the chairman of Shomolu Local Government. Funmi once worked in Globacom Telecommunicationfor many years before resigning to set up a private business. Presently, she runs Praiseville Estate, an event centre, located in Ogudu GRA Phase 2, Lagos. 

As Funmi keeps professing her undying love for the Oonirisa’s elder brother, on social media spaces, she also looks forward to becoming the second wife of the amiable businessman. However, sources claimed that her chances of becoming Princess Adegboyega Ogunwusi is being threatened by the icy reception she has been getting from the three Ogunwusi sisters – Folashade, Adeshola and Adebimpe. 

The three sisters, who have a reputation of displaying an overt act of intrusion in their brothers’ marriages and affairs, are alleged to have advised their brother against taking Funmi as a second wife. They are said to have disapproved of Funmi because they claimed she is over-exposed and loves seeking for undue publicity. 

Even though the icy reception she is getting from the three Ogunwusi sisters is said to be giving Funmi sleepless nights, she is determined to work hard towards making her love for Prince Adegboyega triumphs over the thorns of anger and disapproval, coming from her would-be In-laws.  

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