Why I Don't Wear Wristwatches, Design My Shoes Myself Till Date -Ooni of Ife

Prominent Yoruba Monarch, Ooni of Ife Shares Personal Details of His Fashion Sense

Jun 29, 2024 - 09:22
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Why I Don't Wear Wristwatches, Design My Shoes Myself  Till Date -Ooni of Ife

By:Israel Adeleke

The 51st traditional ruler and monarch of the Yoruba kingdom of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (CFR) has shared some personal details about his fashion sense.

The prominent first class Yoruba monarch  revealed that he does not wear wristwatches and he designs all his shoes till date.

OPEN TELEVISION Naija reports that the king disclosed this in a recent interview with journalists in Lagos, where he unveiled his grand plans for his 50th birthday celebration, among other topical issues.

The Ooni revealed that he does not wear wristwatches because he believes that time belongs to God.

He remarked “For me, every second counts, so why should I be looking at it every second?."

He emphasized that by not wearing a wristwatch, he maintains a strong connection with his spirituality.

Speaking further, the monarch said that he learnt shoemaking as a child and continues to design his own shoes to this day.

“I design all my shoes till date,” he proudly stated.

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