Education & Awards
His Royal Majesty, Alaiyeluwa, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi (Kusenla III), the 21st Monarch of Ikate-Elegushi was born on 10th of April 1976, into the royal Elegushi family, from Kusenla ruling house of Ikateland, Lagos State.
King Saheed Elegushi attended Methodist Boys High School, Lagos, from 1988 to 1994 and in 1995; he obtained admission to study at his Alma Mater, Lagos State University, Ojo, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree (B. Sc.) and a Master’s Degree both in Economics.
In the year 2008, HRM Saheed Ademola Elegushi proceeded to University of Manchester, United Kingdom, where he obtained another Master’s degree in Public Administration.
Until his coronation as King Elegushi of Ikateland on 27th of April 2010, – the youngest Lagos monarch at the time – Oba S. A. Elegushi served Lagos State under the Bola Tinubu administration and consequently that of Mr. Babatunde Fashola as Senior Special Assistant in-charge of Special duties, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Whilst in government, Oba Saheed Elegushi learnt the rudiments of leadership from the best minds in the business; it is no surprise his Majesty has unrivaled grasps on issues of Democratic good Governance, Public Policy formulation, Organizational Leadership and best practices in Public Administration.
Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi has worked in several sectors and has garnered years of experience as a distinguished Professional, Politician, Public Servant, Business Tycoon, Philanthropist and respected figure in Nigeria’s secular society/social circuit.
His Majesty is a Patron of International Women’s Society, Chairman of Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria and staunch promoter of academic excellence and citadels.
King Elegushi’s reign has brought substantial developments in the areas of healthcare enlightenment, modern and effective road networks, well-structured housing scheme and a host of other infrastructural concepts. He is an enthusiastic promoter of academic excellence and he has done a great deal in positively imparting his commerce and entrepreneurial spirit into the Eti-Osa environs.
A prominent late monarch once referred to Kusenla III, as the gold standard of royalty and royal success.
His Majesty, Ademola Elegushi is fond of saying: “kindness is not kindness if you expect a reward.”
Therefore, It is no accident why His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi (Kusenla III) is referred to as the modern Soul of Ikateland and the new lion of Eti-Osa.
This great King is happily married and blessed with children.