White Cap Chiefs

  1. Odofin of Ikateland

Chief Kehinde Hassan Elegushi was born in 1932 at Moloney Bridge Street, now Adeniji Adele Street, Lagos. His father was late Mr. Musiliu Oriyomi Onikoyi Elegushi, and his mother was late Madam Raliat Olaniwun (nee Mase of Idumagbo Area of Lagos). He attended Primary School in Moba, after he engaged in fishing and farming before becoming an Ikate Chief. He is a member of Eti-Osa Chieftaincy Committee, and Chairman of Lagos Division, Fishermen Co-operative Association of Lagos State. He is married with many children.


  1. Eletu of Ikate

Chief Lamidi Atanda Elegushi was born in the ancient city of Ikate over seventy years ago. His father was late Tijani Gbamgala Elegushi. He is a traditional health practitioner. He is also a member of the Chieftaincy Committee of Eti-Osa Local Government. He belongs to Kusenla Ruling House.


  1. Olisa of Ikate

Chief Morufu Adisa Sanni Elegushi was born on 2nd April 1944 at 80 at 80 Glover Street, Lagos to late Pa. Rahman Sanni Elegushi and late Madam Ashaita Elegushi from Ibeshe town in Awori Land. He attended Jamat -UI-Islamiyya School on Tokunbo Street, Lagos and later attended Oke Ibadan Boys High School in 1963.

He worked for U.T.C. Lagos (made to Measure Department) 1965 and Shade Boutique, Broad Street, Lagos in 1996. He is a Fashion Designer By profession and the Managing Director of M. A. S. Elegushi Fashions. He is a patron of Lagos state Union of Tailoring Association and a member of the chieftaincy Committee of Eti-Osa Local Government. He belongs to Odiyan branch of Elegushi Royal Family.


  1. Aro of Ikate

Engineer Chief Kareem Olayiwola Bakare (Dip-lng) was born at Alarun compound in Isale-Eko on the 10th of March, 1937. He is the son of late Pa. Hassan Idowu Bakare, and late Madam Ayisat Ashake Bakare. He attended Talim-UI-Islam Ahmadiyya School, Elegbata Lagos, and afterwards Ansar-Ur -Deen College, Isolo. He was trained as a Building Construction Engineer in Germany, specialising in HIGH-RISE Buildings. He was the Supervisor for Works and Housing under Eti-Osa Local Government from 1991-1993. He is the C. E. O. of HOCHBAU CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED. A Politician by calling.  He is a member of Eti-Osa Local Government Chieftaincy Committee and belongs to Bakare branch of Elegushi Royal Family.


  1. Opemoluwa of Ikate

Chief Abdulahi Olusegun Tijani Elegushi was born in Ikate to late chief Tijani Elegushi. He is an Hotelier and a businessman who loves to travel. He is the Chairman of the Executive Council of the Association of African Traditional Religion, Nigeria, Lagos Chapter. He is also a member of the Chieftaincy Committee of Eti-Osa Local Government and belongs to Kusenla branch of Elegushi Royal Family.


  1. Olowa of Ikate

Chief Sabitu Adekoya Elegushi was born in 1945. He is one of the sons of late Chief Tijani Elegushi. He is a businessman and the proprietor of Sabitex Hotels in Ajah.

After his education, he joined the Nigerian Army in December 1968 and served for 12 years. He was discharged as a Physical Instructor in 1980. Thereafter, he dabbled into private business practice and was later made a white cap Chief in Ikateland. He is married with children. He belongs to Kusenla ruling house.


  1. Alaawe of Ikate

Chief Muritala A. Elegushi was born on January 15, 1946. His parents were late Muyibi Elegushi and late Osenatu Elegushi. After his education at the Local Government School, Moba (at the then old western region, Eti-Osa), he proceeded to Western College of Commerce, where he got acquainted and equipped with the rudiments of modern Business Administration.

Subsequently, he had a stint at S. B. Bakare’s company (a foremost, indigenous shipping firm), after which he was employed by the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA), Moloney, Lagos Island. A veteran businessman, he currently sits on the board of a number of companies. He is happily married with children. He belongs to the Eru-Ifa branch of the royal family.

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