Oba Okunade Sijuwade , the traditional ruler of Ife has passed on at the age of 85. The Ooni reportedly passed on in London but the cause of death has nothing been stated yet.
He was the ruler of Ife and much of the Yoruba kingdom from 1980 when he came into power till his death. Oba Sijuwade was the fifth Ooni of the Yoruba kingdom and was a ruler with a lot of political influence.
He was said to have been flown out of the country five days ago in a state of unconsciousness , in an air ambulance.