The last three kings of Ile Ife brought modernity, class, and swag to the throne because they are well educated and travelled.
The last three kings, Late Oba Adesoji Aderemi, Late Oba Okunade Sijuwade and the reigning king Ob Adeyeye Ogunwusi, have one thing in common and that is they ride in the most expensive cars in the world while on the throne. Limousine is known to be one of the most expensive cars in the world. It also has a thing with royalties such that most royal fathers try to have at least one. Rolls-Royce has been considered the ultimate vehicle for decades. The car is worth millions of naira. Rolls Royce is designed for the rich, lovers of luxury and people of class
Late Oba Adesoji Aderemi
He reigned for 50 uninterrupted years as the number one Yoruba monarch between 1930 and 1980. He was a quintessential Yoruba king, the first literate oba. He rode a Phantom Rolls Royce Cadillac series with the plate number WF 1.
This was one of the first Rolls Royce to be driven in Nigeria in the 40s
Oba Okunade Sijuwade
He ascended the throne of the highly coveted Ooni of Ile-Ife on December 6, 1980. He reigned for a period of 35 years until his passing on to glory on July 28, 2015.
Oba Okunade Sijuwade oozed class and wealth in his lifetime. He was a successful businessman even before his ascension to the throne. He owned and rode in a 1968 DS420 Daimler limousine.
Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi
He attained the throne in 2015 after the demise of Oba Sijuwade. Like his predecessor, Oba Ogunwusi is a businessman before attaining the throne. He has investments in the hospitality business aside others.
He rides a Rolls Royce Phantom.