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‘Don’t mock the oracles’, palace warns: Inside the marriage dossier of Ooni (13)

The oracles which chose Olori Wuraola Zaynab Otiti as the anointed wife of Ooni of Ife (Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi) are being mocked for not foreseeing the marriage crisis as the palace absolves the deities of blame.

According to palace sources, “Olori Wuraola hasn’t  played her role well. And her tenure has ended.
“She was the one picked by the oracles, but she didn’t play her part well. And that tenure came to a close because she didn’t understand what was at stake. She treated the throne as if it was ordinary, as if her marriage was to any man. She married the Ooni, himself a deity. She didn’t see him as an extraordinary being.
“So, don’t mock  the oracles. Theirs is to see, it is for human beings to fulfil.”
But many critics are unhappy, claiming that the oracles that picked Wuraola as Ooni’s wife should have seen that the marriage was doomed…

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