The Ooni of Ife, Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade is dead. He died on Tuesday night, at about 7.30 in London at the age of 85.
Oba Sijuwade was the fifth Ooni of Ife. He climbed unto the throne on December 6, 1980. As the Ooni of Ife, he presided over the Ife territory, in the South West Nigeria but his influence went far and beyond.
He survived by several wives and children.