|Oba Okunade Sijuade|
The Council, which comprises all traditional chiefs and title holders in Ile-Ife, said Oba Sijuade is not only in sound state of health but that the royal father is preparing for his son's wedding holding next week Sunday.
The Chiefs said the Ooni had prepared for his son's wedding and he would attend next Sunday.
Addressing reporters in the House of Chiefs located within the premises of Ile-Oodua palace of Ooni, the Lowa of Ife, Oba Joseph Ijaodola, said the report in the media that the monarch died in a London hospital of an undisclosed ailment was untrue.
Also speaking, Secretary of the Royal Traditional Council of Ife, the Ladin of Ife, High Chief Adetoye Odewole, said Ooni is hale and hearty and even spoke to the chiefs on phone a few hours earlier.
|RIP: According to wikipedia, Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade died earlier today, 28 July 2015|