Meet Nigeria’s Youngest King: HRH Akubuisi Okonkwo
In this article, MTC explores Nigeria’s youngest king, HRH Akubuisi Okonkwo, reshaping leadership norms for a brighter future. This youngest king redefine leadership and create a brighter future. With vitality and commitment, he has hope and the idea that great leadership leads to great possibilities.
HRH Akubuisi Okonkwo became king at 10 on January 7, 2021, succeeding his father, His Royal Highness Igwe Onyeachonam Okonkwo, the Olanme 1 of Iyiora Anam, in the Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Akubuisi received guidance from experienced individuals who worked closely with his father, They imparted him with the wisdom requisite for rulership, offering unwavering support and assistance.
Today, he is known as Olanme II of Iyiora Anam Kingdom and, at just 12 years old, he is celebrated as one of Nigeria’s youngest and most courageous kings.
This remarkable story emphasizes the significance of embracing change and embracing the potential of youth. It serves as a reminder that effective leadership is not solely determined by age but rather by the leader’s qualities and vision.
Who is the oldest king on the throne in Nigeria?
Richard Layeguen Ogbon, Oghoro 1 – The late reigning Ohworode (Monarch) of Olomu kingdom of Urhobo people, Delta state Nigeria. Born in 1917 20th January, the King had recently turned 106 years making him the Oldest King in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
Who is the most powerful Oba in Yorubaland?
There are 2 most powerful Oba in Yoruba land, The first is Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi. The Ooni of Ife is the most powerful king in Yoruba land. The current Ooni of Ife is Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi. According to the Alake of Egbaland, the Ooni is the first of the five principal Obas in Yorubaland just like the Sultan of Sokoto is the highest ruler in the northern part of Nigeria.
The second most powerful Oba in Yoruba land is Alaafin of Oyo. Sadly, the previous Alaafin passed away a year ago, and they haven’t selected a successor yet.