Congrats! Ooni of Ife emerges as Youngest UNN Chancellor

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has emerged as the youngest chancellor in Nigeria with the appointment of the monarch as the chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, by President Mohammadu Buhari.

In a statement issued by Yera Moses Olafare, the director of media, Ooni’s palace, copies of which were obtained by newsmen in Ibadan Thursday, President Mohammadu Buhari was commended for recognising Ooni’s efforts to promote unity among Nigerians.

The statement said ” Ile Oodua is thankful to the people’s President Mohammadu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for the appointment of Ooni, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, as the chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN” , saying the development would further enable the monarch to build more bridges of friendship especially across the Niger.


The statement further noted that Oba Ogunwusi was ready to bring to bear, his influence and connections to promote unity and harmonious working relationships in the university.

The palace also admonished Nigerians to promote only issues that can foster unity to ensure speedy development rather than playing up their differences.

The statements reads: “It is incontrovertible today that Ooni Ogunwusi is a bridge builder and being the youngest chancellor appointed for the only university bearing “Nigeria” is worth the celebration.

“His appointment as chancellor, University Of Nigeria, Nsuka is considered as a positive sign that can further enhance peaceful coexistence of our dear nation as it was clearly stated in the letter of appointment written and signed by Honorable Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu on behalf of Mr President that Kabiyesi’ appointment is based on his wealth of experience and his capacity to manage men and resources which he has demonstrated in the administration of his Kingdom in the last three months.”



    • @Onu … trust me, Ooni is the most sincere personnel you’d ever meet in life. But by the way, what would you do to make people happy in this life? This man is trying his best to preach peace and unity, some Nigerians will still crucify this mission? Na wa ooo. If he doesn’t do anything, people will complain, if he does something, people will still complain.

  1. Hmmmmm what a shame no wonder he has being visiting those idiot.
    This man not get shame let me see how he will correct the error and bad government of terrorist buhari shameless Ooni.

  2. & it continues. very soon buhari will appoint haus and yoruba governors for the south-east. Buhari keep pushing it until the meek ones will get brain and leave for the unknown promised land. before you all start running your hands about tribal sentiments, the sacked VCs , why did he not replace any with the Igbos, ALL THE Igbo Professors wey dey no reach? BEFORe YOU run your mouth think.

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