Ooni of Ife Monarch to be buried tomorrow, August 14

Oba Sijuwade’s death was officially announced on Wednesday, August 13, after he passed on in a United Kingdom hospital on July 28.

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Late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade play

Late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade

(Daily Mirror)
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The late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, will be buried on Friday, August 14, 2015, his son has said.

Late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade play

Late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade

(Daily Mirror)

 

Oba Sijuwade’s death was officially announced on Wednesday, August 13, after he passed on in a United Kingdom hospital on July 28.

Late Ooni of Ife, Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade. play

Late Ooni of Ife, Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade.

(Politicoscope)

 

The monarch’s son Adetokunbo told journalists at the Government Office in Osogbo, Osun State that the Oba’s body would arrive Nigeria on Thursday and be buried on Friday at 10 a.m.

Ooni of Ife, Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade. play

Ooni of Ife, Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade.

(Alabama Uncut)

 

Burial rites have already begun in Ile-Ife, where the Oba’s palace was, and residents have been instructed to stay indoors.

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