See Photos From Ooni Of Ife’s Burial Ceremony

It was glitz and glamour as prominent Nigerians turned out in their numbers for the inter-religious service held for the late Ooni of Ife, Oba okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse ll, in Ile Ife, Osun state.

1: Sons and duaghters of Ile Ife stand to watch during the church servive for Late Oba Sijuade

1: Sons and duaghters of Ile Ife stand to watch during the church servive for Late Oba Sijuade Photo Credit: Emmanuel Osodi

The Ile Oodua palace of the late Ooni was a full of activities as the late oba’s subjects, friend and family members thronged the venue of the service to pay their last respect to the late monarch.

234Forum crew was on hand to cover the event.

See colourful photos from the event below:

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrives: Photo Credit: Emmanuel Osodi

2: Mobile police men stand gaurd in front of Ooni of Ife  palace.

Mobile police men stand gaurd in front of Ooni of Ife palace: Photo Credit: Emmanuel Osodi

3: Choir members during their ministration at the event

Choir members during their ministration at the event: Photo Credit: Emmanuel Osodi

 

4: The entrance to the Ooni of Ife palace closed.

The entrance to the Ooni of Ife’s palace closed.: Photo Credit: Emmanuel Osodi

5: Late Oba Aderemi house, the Father of Oba Okuade Siduade.

Late Oba Aderemi house’s,  the Father of Oba Okunade Siduwade. Photo Credit: Emmanuel Osodi

6: Members of the Ogboni fratanity parading the town of Ile-Ife

Members of the Ogboni fraternity parading the town of Ile-Ife Photo Credit: Emmanuel Credit

8: Ife indegines stand in front of the Late Oba's palace.

Ife indegines stand in front of the Late Oba’s palace: Photo Credit: Emmanuel Osodi

9: L-R: Gbenga Adefaye, Dele Momodu and senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi

L-R: Gbenga Adefaye, Dele Momodu and senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi Photo Credit: Emmanuel Osodi

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