Nigerians react to news of monarch’s death

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuwade died in the United Kingdom on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, after a brief illness.

Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuade

Foremost Yoruba traditional ruler, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade is dead.

Oba Sijuwade died in the United Kingdom on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, after a brief illness.

He was 85.

Nigerians have reacted to news of the monarch’s death via social media. Read tweets below:

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