Today in Nigerian History: 13th August

Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuwade Okunade

 

Sagay, SAN

On this day in 2015;Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, SAN,urged all those who know their hands are dirty to come forward and confess, assuring that certain lenient terms can be obtained by doing so.

Also on this day in 2015; Ife Traditional Council formally announced the demise of the paramount ruler Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuade Okunade.

The Obalufe, Oba Solomon Omisakin, led the traditional council to Governor Rauf Aregbesola at the Government House Osogbo, to inform the governor that the monarch has joined his ancestors.

 

 

He held that the delay in the announcement of Ooni’s death was due to strict adherence to Yoruba tradition of announcing the death of a monarch.

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