The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has made his first public appearance with his new and 13th wife, Olori Chioma Adeyemi.
The monarch and his 13th wife were spotted at the installation of Real Estate Giant, Chief Tomori Williams as the Aare Onikoyi of Yorubaland last weekend.
Their union came to light after popular Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde praised the monarch and also mentioned Olori Chioma Adeyemi.
City People reported that Oba Lamidi Adeyemi got married to the new Queen last year. Though she is yet to embark on a 9-month course, she will be the first young eastern Queen married to Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.
First among many rich celebrity men who made the event was His Royal Majesty, Alayeluwa Oba Dr Saheed Ademola Ifawuyi Elegushi, the ruler of Ikate kingdom, his close friend, Akinsiku of Lagos, Olofa of Offa land, Oba Alara of Ilara, Oba Apomu & 13 other Oba’s storm Oyo for Otunba Tomori Williams, the Aare Onikoyi of Yorubaland.
According to Kabiyesi in an interview, he granted many months ago, his words
“I did not propose to any of my wives. They desired to be with me because I sent them to school. After their university education, I told them to leave but they refused and insisted on staying with me here in the palace as my wives. The least educated of them has a Higher National Diploma and is now in the University. I don’t begrudge or offend women. Marriage is an institution that must be defended.”
“Each partner has a role to play in the marriage. My wives have their individual quarters. God has given me some type of ability and grace to keep a woman, especially beautiful women. I don’t disclose my conversations or activities with one wife to another”.
“I maintain a strict code of confidentiality. I have learnt that I must positively make an impact on people and make a great first impression. Of course, they (wives) sometimes have disagreements and conflicts of opinion but I have been ‘graced’ by God to know how to ensure that the conflicts don’t escalate,” said Alaafin of Oyo.