By Ayeotan Shola
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade was buried today as thousands attended gathered at his funeral.
The Dead Ooni is the 15th to rule in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, South-West Nigeria.
Dignitaries, including Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ondo state governor Olusegun Mimiko, Omisore and more paid their respects before the private burial.
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The wives of late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II. L-R Olori Linda; Olori Odunola, Olori Oladunni and Yeyeluwa Mojisola Sijuwade.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibajo, second left, Ondo State Governor, Dr. Segun Mimiko, left, Senator Babajide Omoworare, second right and Prince Adetokunbo Sijuwade at the final funeral service for late Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II held at Ile-Ife Yesterday. Photo by Gbenga Faturoti.