Gboah.com: "It Was An Endless Gratitude For Me" - Ooni Of Ife As A Adopts 17 Years Old Boy Who Drew A Portrait Of Him. (Photos)

"It Was An Endless Gratitude For Me" - Ooni Of Ife As A Adopts 17 Years Old Boy Who Drew A Portrait Of Him. (Photos)


Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ooni of Ife) has adopted a 17-year old boy of a corn seller whose name is Samuel, who drew the picture of him. The king likewise portrayed his experience with Samuel's mom, a corn seller, who he said exhibited a "mind-blowing heart of motherhood" in valuing him.


As indicated by him, the signal was in assistance of his drive towards offering help for youthful Nigerians who are buckling down for a superior future in spite of the chances. The popular king also promised to see the boy through the tertiary institution and employ him upon graduation.

Read his post below…

“I got tagged on Twitter a few months back from a young man who made a brilliant pencil drawing of myself, in my appreciation for his art I invited him to my palace.”


“17 year old talented Samuel who is just about to graduate from secondary school has been adopted by me, his fees till his tertiary education will be taken care of by me, and he will be gainfully employed right here in my palace.

“Its clear that if we all work together as a people, irrespective of our special positions or privileged social status, we can deliver access to sustainable socioeconomic opportunity that suit our people.”

“It was an endless gratitude for me meeting his mother who is a corn seller and who demonstrates an incredible heart of motherhood. She reveres in awe of the stool of Oduduwa at the sight of me.”


“I thank God for the position he has put me in. Since my ascension, my royal stool is dedicated to ambitious young Nigerian populations who are daily pushing hard through the barriers of economy instability and uncertainties to gain better livelihood and reconstruct the multifarious challenges that are existential to our survival as a nation.

“I look forward to continuing in the mission of discovering beautiful souls and Samuel's out there who need help and I will continue to help and support all that I can.”

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