Oluwo of Iwo Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi has welcomed his first child with his wife Firdaus.
Announcing the arrival of the new baby in a statement late Wednesday, the press secretary to the monarch, Alli Ibrahim, said, “Oluwo expressed appreciation to Olodumare (God) for blessing my home with the handsome, promising child.
“Carrying a baby for months is tasking. I congratulate my queen on the arrival of a new child. She deserves accolades.
“I have strong trust in whatever comes out of her womb. The child shall be greater and be prosperous than me.
“Once again, congratulations to my beautiful, elegant, respectful and loving queen Firdaus.”
The monarch himself shared the good news on Instagram saying: “Olodumare Oseun o !! I thank God Almighty for a blessed beautiful Child through my beautiful Queen…. hip hip hip hurray I’m blessed.”
Oba Akanbi, after ending his marriage with a Jamaican Chanel Chin, got married to the Kano-born princess Firdaus in March 2022.
The queen has kept a low profile since, as she was hardly seen in public except on a few occasions when he received guests in the palace with her husband.