Founder History

BRIEF HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF HRM OBA DR. SOLOMON ADEYEYE ADENIPEKUN ADEMAKINWA I (JP), THE OLOOSI OF OSI LAND, IFE

HRM OBA DR. SOLOMON ADEYEYE ADENIPEKUN ADEMAKINWA 1(JP), THE OLOOSI OF OSI LAND, came from Lafogido Ruling House, Ile-Ife.

LAFOGIDO who was a direct descendant of ODUDUWA gave birth to OTUTUBIOSUN as the second born son who gave birth to DELIYI then got married to Owobusola, Mrs Owobusola Deliyi gave birth to her first born son Sooko Ademakinwa, Lasoji and Deejo respectively.

His grandfather Sooko Ademakinwa married to Arajonwo daughter of ORUNTO OBALUFE who gave birth to his father Josiah Adenipekun Olauni (a.k.a. Ologundudu) and his mother Niniola Abike from IREDUMI compound gave birth to HRM OBA DR. SOLOMON ADEYEYE ADENIPEKUN, OLOOSI OF OSI LAND in January 20th, 1958. Sooko Ademakinwa who was the first settler of Osi-Sooko Ademakinwa was born in Otutu Royal Compound of Lafogido Ruling House, Ile-Ife to his parent Deliyi and Owobusola, He joined World Army and came back home after the death of his father Deliyi, and he was among the contestant of Ooni of Ife after which Ajagun Lawarikan Ooni Ademiluyi was then enthroned. After this incident Sooko Ademakinwa went to his senior brothers Aofade bale of Otutu then and Durotade at Aba-Nla, it was from Aba-Nla at about 100years ago that his grandfather Sooko Ademakinwa left for hunting and farming at Oke egan now called Osi-Sooko Ademakinwa, after he liberated the town the first tenants of Sooko Ademakinwa are Samuel Oyehan from Ipetu, Ezekiel Oloyede and Abraham Morakinyo. Sooko Ademakinwa’s land started from Osi River (Omi Osi) to Olowo including Aba-Okero and where their entire tenants occupied today. Sooko Ademakinwa’s land boundary started from Aba ebu where boundary pillars are located, Sooko Ademakinwa went further to hunt and farm at Ara-Ademakinwa 1 formerly called Ara Joshua, this Joshua Moronfade was the senior tenant of Sooko Ademakinwa at Ara Joshua then. Other town include Ara Sooko Ademakinwa 2 formerly called Ara Joseph Akinloye he also is the senior tenant of Sooko Ademakinwa’s land at Ara Ademakinwa 2 then, the third is Ara Sooko Ademakinwa 3 formerly called Ara Jacob Fadipe also the senior tenant then.