Other White Cap Chiefs
Chief Matthew Akinwumi
(Eletu of Iru Land)

Chief Abayomi Daramola
(Arobadade of Iru Land)

Chief Saliu Abisogun
(Odofin of Iru Land)

Chief S. A. Alder
(Balogun of Iru Land)

Chief M. A. Olowu
(Baale of Ipewu)

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Oniru Royal Family chieftaincy structure


HRM OBA Idowu Abiodun Oniru (Incumbent ruler)

HRH OTUN-OBA Prince Alaba Oniru (Head of Akiogun ruling House)

White Cap Chiefs; these are traditionally the ministers to the king and often hold a palace (Iga) title as well as Ejiwa (agbo elegba title). The Ejiwa titles confer status in a structural hierarchical system which determines the order of dominance at Elegba.

Traditional Chiefs; Titles conferred by the king according to custom or tradition in order to elevate an individual’s status.

BAALES; Meaning “Baba ile” are the heads of the various village communities in a Yoruba kingdom

Title Name Oye IGA Oye Ejiwa Elegba Other Titles
White Cap Chief M. A Daramola Arobadade of Iruland (Head of Ogunyemi Ruling House)   Chairman of Iru- Victoria Island LCDA (Lagos state)
White Cap Chief Wasiu Ogunbambi Olisa of Iruland Olisa of Ejiwa of Iruland  
White Cap Chief M.A. Akinwumi The Eletu of Iruland Eletu Ejiwa of Iruland  
White Cap Chief Prince Tijani O. Oniru Opemoluwa of Iruland Oluwo Ejiwa of Iruland  
White Cap Chief Saliu Abisogun Odofin of Iruland    
White Cap Chief Lookmon Alapafuja Aro of Iruland Aro Ejiwa of Iruland  
White Cap Chief Samuel Adebayo Alder The Balogun of Iruland    
White Cap Chief Razak T. Aromire The Olowa of Iruland Olowa Ejiwa of Iruland  
Traditional Chief Bili Aminu Abisogun Olori-Ebi Abisogun ruling House    
Traditional Chief Prince Adesegun Oniru Aremo of Iruland   Commissioner for Water front (Lagos State)
Traditional Chief Prince Ademola Oniru   The Ojele Olofin Ejiwa of Iruland  
Traditional Chief Prince Olumide Ilumo Oniru   The Ojomo Ejiwa of Iruland Otun Oba of Ilashe
Traditional Chief Tajudeen Oshoja Ashipa of Iruland The Orula Olofin Ejiwa of Iruland  
Traditional Chief Taiwo Akweteh Amusa- Havis The Baasegun of Iruland    
Traditional Chief Lateef Subair The Alashe of Iruland The Alashe Ejiwa of Iruland  
Traditional Chief Akanbi Yakubu sanusi The Tunwase of Iruland The Tunwase Ejiwa of Iruland  
Traditional Chief Olatunde Aromire The Babaselu The Emesho Ejiwa of iruland  
Traditional Chief Simeon Adekunle Akinlonu Bobajiro of Iruland   CFO Landridge LTD
Traditional Chief Akintunde Disu Brokini of Iruland   Chairman Eagle Paint Nigeria Ltd
Traditional Chief Mary Bassey Yeyemofin of Iruland   Senior Partner Mary Bassey and Associates
Traditional Chief Hon. Justice Ayisat Opesanwo Erelu-oba of Iruland   Lagos state High court Judge
Traditional Chief Olori Aramide Oniru Iya Aafin of Iruland    
Traditional Chief Olori Risikat Abisoye Oniru Yeye Apesin of Iruland    
Traditional Chief Olori Arike Oniru Yeye Wura of Iruland    
Traditional Chief Olori Olufunke Oniru Yeye Meso of Iruland    
BAALE Raimi Balogun Baale of Araromi Village    
BAALE Sabitu A. Mustapha Baale of Imagbon village The Aiyediran Ejiwa of Iruland  
BAALE Fatai Rufai Baale of Itinrin Village    
BAALE L. Biliaminu Okoya Baale of Abule Ode community The Alamo Ejiwa of Iruland  
BAALE Ganiyu Kareem Baale of Osholu Okiti Villiage    
BAALE Nurudeen Abiodun Liadi Baale of Inupa Village    
BAALE Ahmed Bashorun Baale of Ilabare Village    
BAALE Abideen Iyanda Rufai Baale of Oko-Kuku Village The Ejure Ejiwa of Iruland  
BAALE Ganiyu Kelani Baale of Olukotun Village    
BAALE Rasheed Adeniyi Liasi Baale of Mosafejo Village    
BAALE Isa Gbenga Salawu Baale of Igbosere Village    
BAALE Lateef Bello Baale of Falomo Village The Onimole agba Ejiwa of Iruland  
BAALE Musiliu Atanda Olowu Baale of Ipehun Villiage    
BAALE Jamiu Adelakun Baale Alakoto Villiage