It shouldn’t be in doubt that former Federal House of Representative member, Rotimi Makinde and the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade shared a bond while the later was still alive aside the fact the former lawmaker revered him as the paramount ruler of the Yoruba kingdom. To the other side, Rotimi hails from Ife and has also represented the good people of the cradle of Yoruba at the green chambers of the national assembly.
When the monarch transcended to the great beyond, Makinde was one of the numerous people who came in to the open to say many good things about him and how much he’ll miss the fatherly love and advice.
Interestingly, just few weeks after the ex lawmaker has erected a statue in the memory of the late Oba. The lawmaker erected the figurine in a new building he is constructing. Although the edifice is yet to be completed, the statue has been, and it has taken a permanent location in the building