Biography

MYSELF

fasola faniyi

CHIEF FASOLA BABTUNDE FANIYI IS FROM OTA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA. OTA IS AN ANCIENT CITY WITH ONE OF THE STRONGEST TRADITIONAL HISTORY AND IS REFERED TO AS CITY OF THE (WITCHES "IYAMI OSORONGA") AS IT IS KNOWN TO BE THEIR FIRST SETTLEMENT.

HIS LATE FATHER "HIGH CHIEF FASOLA OPAYEMI IFAGBEMI" WHO DIED IN OCT 2015 AT 90YEARS OF AGE WAS THE HEAD (OLUWO IFA) OF ALL IFA TRADITIONAL COUNCIL IN THE CITY OF OTA.

CHIEF FASOLA FANIYI GREW UP UNDER HIS FATHER TUTELAGE THUS EXPOSING HIM INTO THE SPIRITUAL REALM, HERBAL AND IFA KNOWLEDGE FROM HIS CHILDHOOD.

AFTER HIS SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION, FANIYI OBTAINED HIS FIRST DEGREE IN BIOCHEMISTRY FROM OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY. FANIYI IS AN ARDENT IFA PRIEST AND SCHOLAR (BABALAWO), HE HAS BEEN AWARDED AS TRADITIONAL ICON MANY TIMES IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES AND HAS TRAVELLED TO COUNTRIES LIKE: BRAZIL, PARAGUAY, SOUTH AFRICA, REPUBLIC OF BENIN TO INITIATE, TEACH AND ORIENTATE PEOPLE ABOUT TRADITIONAL IFA RELIGION.

HE IS A COMMITTED BELIEVER IN THE RESTORATION OF AFRICAN VALUE. HE IS THE PRESIDENT OF IJO ORUNMILA ADULAWO YOUTH FORUM WORLDWIDE (A TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS BODY) AND ALSO A PRIEST IN THE SAME TEMPLE, HE IS ALSO A BONAFIDE MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR IFA RELIGION.

HE IS THE FOUNDER OF ORUNMILA BROTHERHOOD FOUNDATION, A MEMBER AND BOARD OF IWAS'AGBA TRADOMEDICAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA. A CHAIRMAN OF "IFA NI KAKI ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA" AND ALSO A MEMBER OF OGBONI ABORIJIN FRATERNITY OF NIGERIA WHERE HE WAS INSTALLED AS THE OLUWO ILEDI OLADEKOJU ABIMOTA, LAGOS, NIGERIA.

HIS HOBBY IS TO TEACH AND IMPACT REAL TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT IFA AND ORISA.

 

MY LATE FATHER AND TEACHER

LATE CHIEF FASOLA OPAYEMI IFAGBEMI

 

TITLES

OLUWO IFA ADO-OTA OGUN STATE

BABA IJO ORUNMILA ADULAWO OTA.

ODOFIN AWO OF IBADAN LAND.

OLOTA GIRI AGBA EGUNGUN OF ILOGBO LAND.

BABA EGBE IFA NI KAKI ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA.