The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has disclosed that he tried suicide at a younger age however music saved his life.
Ooni disclosed that he tried suicide over an N8 billion loan he collected.
He made this public whereas talking on the maiden edition of ‘Memorable Moments With Music’ at The Muson Centre, Lagos and was contained in a press release signed by the Palace, on Wednesday.
Disclosing that the mortgage was used on a failed real estate project, the monarch stated listening to music, nevertheless, saved him from committing suicide.
Ooni additionally burdened that he took it upon himself as custodian of the House of Oduduwa to determine a viable model of social cohesion.
The monarch noted that the ability of music may help strengthen individuals throughout their interval of trial.
Ooni described music as a type of communication with God.
Based on Ooni: “There’s energy in music. After I nearly committed suicide in my youthful age as a real estate enterprise man, it was music that saved my life. Music is an ideal communication with God.
“I had grow to be very profitable in the real estate sector at a really younger age. I took a mortgage of N8 billion about 12 years in the past to construct excessive rise constructing which I needed to pull down on my own when we were already on the tenth flooring, and the cash went down the drain.
“Life turned the wrong way up thereafter and the one possibility was for me to commit suicide, however listening to sequence of inspirational music reset my thinking faculty.
“I’ve since then adopted music as a really powerful answer tool when confronted with problem.”
Ooni additional stated he has determined to put money into music and artwork for the economic empowerment and psychological liberation of the youths and the much less privileged people