Musendiku Buraimoh Adeniji Adele was the Oba of Lagos from October 1, 1949 to July 12, 1964.
Adele was born in Lagos in 1893, the grandson of Oba Adele Ajosun, his father was Buraimoh Adele, a Lagos merchant and mother was Moriamo Lalugbi.
He studied at Holy Trinity Primary School, Ebutte-Ero and then at Content Management System Grammar School, Lagos. After his secondary education, he joined the colonial service as a trainee surveyor, after completing his training, he was posted to Kano as a surveyor. He served as a land surveyor with the Cameroon Expeditionary Force during World War I. Adele later worked with the treasury department and became a chief clerk in 1937.