To those who are supporting the Ooni of Ife, this is how the idea of divine right of kings works:
In the Yorubaland, Olodumare is the mythological father, and the Ooni Adimula is his vicar on earth.
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The Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has named his newborn son after the 49th Ooni Oba Adesoji Tadenikawo Aderemi as promised The highly-respected monarch tweeted on Wednesday to inform the public of the prince’s name. He wrote: “In accordance with the traditional rites lasting for 21 days with today marking the 8th day, and in keeping to my promise of naming our first prince after my predecessor the 49th Ooni of Ife in the 3rd dynasty of Ife. “Our ...