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The Youngest King in Lagos! Oba Saheed Elegushi, Kusenla lll covers ThisDay Style Magazine



Oba Elegushi

Meet the youngest king in Lagos.

Oba Alayeluwa Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla lll, celebrated his 40th birthday recently and to mark the special day he landed the cover spot of ThisDay Style magazine’s latest issue.

Here’s what you need to know about him.

Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi (Kusenla III) was born to the family of late (Oba) Yekini Adeniyi Elegushi, Elegushi Royal Family of Ikateland. He has a B.Sc in Economics as well as a Master’s Degree in Economics. He also has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi is married to Olori Sekinat Aramide Elegushi and they are blessed with three (3) kids.

He was the Personal Assistant to the former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu between 2003 and 2007 and remained the Senior Special Assistant to former Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN on Special Duties from June 2007 until his installation as the Oba Elegushi of Ikateland on the 27th of April, 2010.


  1. babygiwa

    April 11, 2016 at 12:02 am

    Fine Oba. Happy birrthday. Rule your people with compassion and integrity oh…

  2. Truth

    April 11, 2016 at 1:46 am

    Is it me or is there a big trend on celebrating traditional monarches … It’s as if they indirectly gaining their ruling power back

  3. adedoyin

    April 11, 2016 at 7:15 am

    happy birthday to him! LLNP.
    @bellanaija: is it in rulership you are writing he’s the youngest cos I know in age he’s not the youngest Oba is Lagos.

  4. Queen Bee

    April 11, 2016 at 7:26 am

    aww so this is the oba Olamide won’t let us hear word about, always shouting his name. heard he’s a cool king tho and likes to party…… He has just ONE wife, Ooni of Ife kings can have ONE wife you know

    • Fani

      April 11, 2016 at 10:05 am

      Ono of Ife also has one wife, he was already separated from his first wife before he re-married. You know what they say about assumptions right?

    • Fani

      April 11, 2016 at 10:05 am


    • tay

      April 11, 2016 at 10:05 am

      Ooni has one wife, at least for now. He divorced the first one before marrying Isoken (aka Wura)

  5. Fifi

    April 11, 2016 at 8:47 am

    All this baales that call themselves Obas lol anyway Saheed can barely have a conversation in English why am i in doubt about all his degrees

    • ElessarisElendil

      April 11, 2016 at 12:41 pm

      As representatives of their culture, are they supposed to converse in English??

    • Noname

      April 11, 2016 at 2:47 pm

      I hear say when him dey do him MSC for Manchy na person wey dey attend lectures and do exams for am. I don’t know if this is possible oh.

  6. coke

    April 11, 2016 at 10:52 am

    A very happy birthday to him.
    I wish he can handle the gridlock caused by his relative’s gas station tactically. its sickening to say the least.

  7. Ch

    April 11, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Happy birthday to Olamide’s oba is all I can say. Expect the next single…

  8. MB

    April 11, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    Damn! these days, all you need to do is to put something nice about someone on a public forum…..all the dirty secrets will come pouring in! @Fifi…@Noname

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