His Royal Majesty, Oba Alayeluwa Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla III, a Nigerian monarch, was born on 10 April 1976, is the 21st Elegushi of the Ikate-Elegushi Kingdom.
Oba Elegushi is a descendant of Kusenla Ruling House of Ikateland in Lagos State. He succeeded his father, late Oba Yekini Adeniyi Elegushi, the 20th Oba Elegushi of Ikateland, who reigned from 1991 to 2009.
Oba Elegushi was presented with the staff of office by the Government of Lagos State on 27 April 2010.
Oba Elegushi served Lagos State as Personal Assistant and Senior Special Assistant to two former governors of the state, Bola Tinubu and Babatunde Fashola respectively, before becoming a king.
Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi was born on 10 April 1976.
Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi shared the same birthday as his father, late Oba Yekini Adeniyi Elegushi, who was the first crowned king of Ikateland.
He had his primary school education at the St. Matthias Primary School, Lagos between 1981 and 1987.
He had his secondary school education at the Methodist Boys’ High School, Lagos between 1988 and 1994.
He proceeded to the Lagos State University, where he studied economics between the year 1995 and 2000, and bagged a Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc.) with a Second Class Honorary Degree.
He also had his master’s degree in economics in the same institution between 2002 and 2003.
He proceeded to the University of Manchester, where he obtained a master’s degree in public administration.
Oba Elegushi worked as Administrator, Business Development and Strategy, at Elegushi Property Investment Company, from 2000 to 2002.
He was appointed as Special Assistant to the Governor of Lagos State from 2003 to 2007.
When Fashola succeeded Tinubu as Governor of Lagos, Oba Elegushi was appointed again as Senior Special Assistant (Special Programmes/Duties) to the Governor of Lagos State.
He was in that position until 2010 when he became the king of Ikateland. At the time of his ascending the throne, he was 34 years, making him the youngest king in Lagos State.
Oba Elegushi, married to Olori Sekinat Elegushi and Olori Hadiza Elegushi, with kids, comes from a large family.
Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi lives in the Elegushi Royal Palace in Ikateland in Eti-osa Geo-politics.
His Royal Majesty, Oba Alayeluwa Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla III, a Nigerian monarch. He has an estimated net worth of $300 millions.