One of the Queens of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Adeyemi, Olori Memunat Omowumi, is a year older today.
To mark her birthday, Memunat —often said to be the most humble Queen of the Alaafin of Oyo— took to her Instagram page to share photos of herself and give an insight into how blessed she is to be married to the King despite their imperfect marriage.
In a one of her posts on her page, she wrote,
“+1 Today Allahumdulillah! For everything even the trials that makes me closer to You, oh Allah I just want to thank you for making me feel like the luckiest woman in the world every single day.
I married the best husband in the world. Grateful to the highly respected, revered, cerebral king and head of Yorubaland. My husband, His imperial Majesty, Oba Dr. Lamidi Olayiwola Atanda Adeyemi III IKU BABA YEYE. ALAAFIN OF OYO. JP CFR LLD SAP. A great mentor, inspirer, motivator, educator, Orator etc.
He gave me quality education. He inspires me to face the life Challenges with equanimity. Thank you for your inspiration and guidance long may you reign on the throne of your ancestors.
My lovely children Prince Abdullahi Olayiwola Atanda Adeyemi Junior, the twins Princess Taiwo Iradat Adetoun Ibidunni Apeke and Princess Kehinde Hamidat Adedayo Ibironke Akanke (Iya Oba -King Mother) thank God that He made it happen.
I know I’m far from perfect, but thank you for staying with me and remaining strong amidst the challenges.
We don’t have a perfect marriage, but we do our best to make it a good and happy one. You are the best thing that has ever happened to me, and I look forward to spending many more happy years with you.(Masha Allah).
Today is my birthday, and I’m ready for new adventures of this new year of life. I want to wish myself to spend this year in beautiful places with my beloved people. I wish myself never to miss bright moments of life, and never lose the days in sadness. I wish myself peace, smiles, and excellent mood. Let all the bad things go aside, may I overcome the hardships of life with ease, let every day of this new year of life be filled with joy and happiness. Let there be good, hope and infinite love.
Happy birthday to the one in a million jewels, a cherished hubby, an awesome lily I’m sure I am. I ask God to grant me success in life, happy birthday to me🎂💃💃💃💃
Actress, Lizzy Anjorin also congratulated the queen as she wrote
“Hbd most humbled and cultured queen” and a follower confirmed her humility by saying “yes, she’s very humble….. the day I met her, most people never knew she is a queen 👸🏻 cos she was doing her normal self so humble and respectful. Happy birthday to her I pray that God will always make her happy n grant her all her heart desire”
Another of her photo below,