Nollywood actor and movie producer, Omogoriola Hassan, has been crowned king of Uba land, Imobi Kingdom in Ijebu East, Ogun State.
The actor had previously been installed as a king-elect of the land but a recent consultation with the Ifa oracle of the land confirmed him as the chosen one.
Thrilled at being confirmed a monarch, Omogoriola revealed that the selection process involved Ifa priests and elders throwing kolanuts at Ifa to ascertain that he is the right candidate. Ifa responded in the affirmative that he is the right person for the Ọba’s office; The Olu of Uba Land, Imobi Kingdom.
Omogoriola Adeniyi Hassan was born into the family of King Asumon Oyefeso and Chief Mrs. Mulikat Ireyemi Hassan (Iya-Afin). While King Asumon Oyefeso was the great-grandson of Alade Oruwa of Ijebuland, his father was from a royal family in Ijebu Isiwo, and his mother was also from a royal family in Ijebu Ode.
Omogoriola used to be married to his colleague, Ayo Adesanya, with whom he shares a 14-year-old son with. Following the collapse of his marriage to her, Omogoriola moved on and married another woman he simply refers to as Olori.