Elemure of Emure, His Royal Majesty Oba (King) Alayeluwa Emmanuel Taiwo Ogunleye II Amugbayanwo (Ajirotutu VI) ruled in Emure-Ekiti from 1965 to 1974. He was the ninth (9th) Elemure of Emure. Emure is also known as Emure-Ekiti and is located in Ekiti State, in the Western part of Nigeria. It is the headquarters of Emure Local Government.

 Oba Ogunleye II Amugbayanwo was an historic figure who contributed to the development of Emure during his lifetime. He was a rare combination of personal skills and public mission. He divided his life between humanitarianism and education, between personal achievements and public service. Oba Ogunleye II was a seasoned educationist, scholar and  leader.

He was married to
Olori (Queen) Abigail Christiana Ogunleye, a native of Emure-Ekiti.

Browse through the pages on this website to discover more about this eminent and charismatic ruler.

 Chairman of the Ekiti Southern Local Government Council of Obas of the old Western State of Nigeria


Reign: 24th June 1965 – 25th November 1974
24th June 1965
HRH Olori (Queen) Christiana Abigail

Princess Adenrele Dele 
Prince Adetunji
Princess Tejumade
Prince Emmanuel Temitope
Prince Oluwasegun
Princess Aderinsola
Prince Adeyemi
Princess Temilade
Princess Aderanti
Princess Modupe Adenike
Full Name: Emmanuel Taiwo Ogunleye
HRM, Oba (King), Alayeluwa, Amugbayanwo, The Elemure of Emure

Ruling House: Adumori
Emure Ijaloke/Emure Ilu Ewa
HRM Oba (King) Ogunleye I Odundun
Mother: HRH Olori (Queen) Bolangbe
Full Sibling: Princess Alice Fagite
Grandfather: HRM Oba (King) Ogunsusi Ajirotutu I
Great-Grandfather: HRM Oba (King) Adumori Ogunragaboja
Religion: Christianity
Born: Circa 12th October 1922, Emure-Ekiti
Baptised: 10th October 1936
Died: 25th November 1974, Emure-Ekiti
25th November 1974, The Palace, Alua Omolore, Emure-Ekiti


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