All Progressives Congress, APC, governors from Nigeria’s Southwest region were absent from the Interdenominational service held for late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, at the Enuwa Square Ile-Ife, Osun state, on Friday. The host governor, Rauf Aregbesola, represented by the secretary to the state government purportedly traveled to Lagos for an emergency meeting. Nigeria Newsbreak could not ascertain this and was also unable to find out if it was for the same reason the governors of Lagos, Ogun, Oyo states were absent. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ondo state Gover.nor, Olusegun Mimiko, some traditional rulers attended the event. Bishop of Ife Diocese of the Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Oluranti Odubogun, represented by Rev. Olusola Akanbi, delivered the service homilies. who delivered the sermon on the occasion, said despite the riches, Oba Sijuwade died when it was God’s time to take him away.
“The monarch’s demise demonstrates that every mortal will die no matter the status.