The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi and his wife, Firdaus, have welcomed their first child.
The press secretary to the monarch, Alli Ibrahim, announced the arrival of the baby in a statement obtained by Oyo News on Wednesday night.
The statement read, “Oluwo expressed appreciation to Olodumare (God) for blessing my home with the handsome, promising child”.
“Carrying a baby for months is tasking. I congratulate my queen on the arrival of a new child. She deserves accolades. I have strong trust in whatever comes out of her womb. The child shall be greater and be prosperous than me. Once again, congratulations to my beautiful, elegant, respectful and loving queen Firdaus.”
Oba Akanbi, had earlier ended a marriage which produced one child with a Jamaican, Chanel Chin, in 2019.
He later remarried the Kano-born princess, Firdaus, in March 2022.