PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children

PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children

Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade allegedly died yesterday, 28th July, 2015 after battling brief with an illness.

 

PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Ooni of Ife

The influential traditional ruler died in a London hospital after he was rushed to the United Kingdom last week. His sudden demise however has made life in Ile Ife come to a halt. Various markets have been closed down and the entire community is in a reflective mood following the death of the Royal Majesty. He is survived by three wives, children and grand children. See photos of his wives below:

PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Olori Monisola Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Olori Dolapo Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Olori Ladun Sijuwade

Olori Monisola Sijuwade is the first wife of the Oni, she is also the Yeyeluwa of Ife. Beautiful Olori Dolapo Sijuwade is one of the educated wife of Ooni. She is the CEO of Dalora Ventures and has been married to the king for about 30 years. She studied Economics and Politics at the Buckingham University.

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Here are the photos of the Oba's children:

PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Prince Tokunbo Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Prince Gbade Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Princess Kemi Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Prince Gbade Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Prince Adegbite Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Princess Adedotun Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Princess Adedami Sijuwade
PHOTO NEWS: Ooni Of Ife's Wives And Children
Princess Adetoun Sijuwade

One of the sons of the King, Adegbite recently had his wedding introduction ceremony with TV presenter, Dolapo Oni. The Ooni, was involved in a long-standing dispute with two other respected traditional rulers – the Awujale of Ijebuland and the Alake of Egbaland. But it was resolved in late 2009.

Source: Legit.ng

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