Ooni of Ife Visits ASC
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba (King) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi will visit the African Studies Centre, on Monday 27 November, 2017. The monarch of Ile-Ife, in Southwestern Nigeria, which is considered the cradle of the Yoruba people in Nigeria and the Diaspora – including in the Americas and the Caribbean – is the 51st Ooni of Ile-Ife. He was crowned on 7 December, 2015.
The Ooni, who is an accountant, is also the Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He visit to the African Studies Centre is geared toward establishing cultural and educational links between Nigeria and Oxford University. The visiting monarch will be welcomed to Oxford University by the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dr Robert Easton. He will also meet the members of the African Studies Centre, one of the world’s leading centres for the study of Africa.