Wednesday 29 July 2015

‘RIP’ to the ‘Ooni of Ife’, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, who just passed away at the Age of 85

Tony odijie is deeply saddened to announce that
the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade , has
just passed away today ‘July 28, 2015′ in
the UK, as sources close to us indicated
that he was in the U.K receiving treatment
for an undisclosed ailment. Our thoughts
and prayers are with the family during this
hard times.

Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade is one
of the most prominient rulers and he is
listed among the top 5 Richest Kings in
Africa with an estimated worth of $75
According to Wikipedia,

“Alayeluwa Oba Okunade
Sijuwade, or Sijuade, was
born on 1 January 1930
and died on the 28 July
2015. He became the
fiftieth traditional ruler or
Ooni of Ife in 1980, taking
the regnal name Olubuse

Ife is a traditional Yoruba
state based in the town of
Ife in Osun State, Nigeria.
He was crowned on 6
December 1980 in a
ceremony attended by the
Emir of Kano, Oba of
Benin, Amayanabo of
Opobo and Olu of Warri,
as well as by
representatives of the
Queen of England.

Sijuwade is a Christian. In
November 2009 he
attended the annual
general meeting of the
Foursquare Gospel Church
in Nigeria accompanied by
17 other traditional rulers.

He declared that he a was
full member of the church,
and said all the monarchs
who accompanied him
would now become

At his birthday celebration
two months later, the
Primate of the Anglican
Communion described
Sijuwade as “a humble
monarch, who has the fear
of God at heart”

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