Biography

OLUWO DR. FASOLA FANIYI

Oluwo Dr. Fasola Faniyi - 2018

B.SC, P.GD, FISMON, FICA
FOUNDER - ANCESTRAL PRIDE FOUNDATION,
CEO - ANCESTRAL PRIDE TEMPLE,
AMBASSADOR OF CULTURE,
ARO OF IJO ORUNMILA ADULAWO,
CHAIRMAN - IFANIKAKI INTERNATIONAL,
AWISE OF OWODE, OTTA

OLUWO FASOLA FANIYI BABATUNDE WAS BORN IN LATE 70's TO IFA FAMILY OF LATE OLUWO HIGH CHIEF and CHIEF MRS. FASOLA OPAYEMI FAGBEMI. BOTH FROM OTA, AWORI, 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.

HE ATTENDED COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL BETWEEN 1990 AND 1996, ODO-ONA, IBADAN, OYO STATE FOR HIS PRIMARY SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE. HE PROCEDED TO ANGLICAN GRAMMR SCHOOL, OTA, OGUN STATE FROM 1996 TO 2002 FOR HIS SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION. IMMEDIATELY AFTER HIS SECONDARY EDUCATION, HE GAINED ADMISSION TO OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE TO STUDY BIO-CHEMISTRY BETWEEN 2006 AND 2010 WHERE HE BAGGED BACHELOR OF SCIENCE.

HIS QUEST FOR FURTHER EDUCATION TOOK HIM TO OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY WHERE HE OBTAINED A POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CRIMINOLOGY, SECURITY MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS IN THE YEAR 2017. IN 2018, HE ALSO BAGGED FELLOW CERTIFICATE FROM INSTITUTE OF CORPORATE ADMINISTRATION, NIGERIA. HE GREW UP UNDER HIS FATHER AS A PRACTICING BABALAWO. OLUWO FASOLA FANIYI COMBINED HIS BIO-CHEMIST DEGREE WITH TRADO-MEDICAL EXPERIENCE, HE ALSO TRAINED AS BABALAWO IN REMO, OGUN STATE AND IBADAN, OYO STATE AND ALL THESE MADE HIM AN HIGHLY EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENT BABALAWO/IFA PRIEST.

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. View pictures from the Gallery

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.

PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

ALUMNI OF OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY (OOU)

FELLOW INSTITUTE CORPORATE ADMINISTRATION (FICA)

FELLOW NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, LABOUR, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (NIIRLRD)

MEMBER INSTITUTE OF SECURITY MANAGEMENT OF NIGERIA (ISMON)

MEMBER - INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR IFA RELIGION

MEMBER OF ARSADIC

 

HONOURS/AWARDS

MEMBER - EYES FOR AFRICA FOUNDATION, USA

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: Given by Baale Sufianu Liasu - Balogun, Ilogbo. As one of the Outstanding individual who made immense contribution to the development of his community.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: Given by Dama Media Concept, Ilogbo. As Outstanding TradoMedical Practitioner on Community and Social Responsibility.

TRADITIONAL ICON OF YORUBALAND: Given by Egbe Onisese Isembaye Cultural and Traditional Religion. For his Selfless and Good Services in Africa Religion and Development of Isese Isembaye in Yoruba Land.

MERIT AWARD: Given by Abe Igi Alubarika. For his Outstanding Contributions and the Annual Street Jams.

OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AWARD: Given by The Octagon Media as Outstanding Trado Medical Practitioner for the year 2017.

AWARD OF APPRECIATION: Given by Ado/Odo-Ota Local Government for his Philantropic and Humanitarian Services.

MERITOIUS AWARD: Given by DJ Wajib Production for his Philantropic and Humanitarian Services.

ICON OF EXCELLENCE AWARD: Given by Ayo Alafinorun Gospel Ministry.

AWARD OF HONOUR: Given by Bukkfald Interlink Film Production.

ALAKOSO ASA YORUBA IN OGUN STATE: Given by MetroCity News Magazine.

YOUTH PRESIDENT: IJO ORUNMILA ADULAWO (African Traditional Religion).

 

 

MY LATE FATHER AND TEACHER

LATE CHIEF FASOLA OPAYEMI IFAGBEMI

"Omo Akoorun,
Omo Sorun Eeyo, Omo o do Le Owo L'oyo,
Omo Asamo logbe patia se e le kun le ibi anse agan a ti gbale wa dahun sifa,
O gbe ehinkunle mo ye odu to gun ate Olota giri agba,
Ota gbamu serin, Ikoko sogun marun Obiri ojokan la na wo Ojojumo ni owo Olota,
Omo Oniogbo Asowo,
Omo Asolu tan s'awo arigba n la mu omi ekusere,
Omo Olota odo,
Omo Arodede womi,
Omo erelu olota,
Omo Oluwabule Awo rere,
Ko wa jeni morere !!!"

 

TITLES

OLUWO IFA ADO-OTA OGUN STATE

BABA IJO ORUNMILA ADULAWO OTA, OGUN STATE.

ODOFIN AWO OF IBADAN LAND.

OLOTA GIRI AGBA EGUNGUN OF ILOGBO LAND.

BABA EGBE IFA NI KAKI ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA.