The sad news reaching us is that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, has died. He reportedly died in a London hospital on tuesday [28/7/2015].
According to a source, the monarch was flown out of the country about five days ago in an air ambulance in an unconscious state.
Oba Sijuwade was the fiftieth traditional ruler of Ife crowned in 1980.
We will give more details as regards this sad news as it develops.
May his soul rest in peace.