Oba Shamusideen Ayorinde, the Alakija of Ikija Orile Egba, is dead.
Oba Shamusideen Ayorinde, reportedly died on Saturday morning after a brief illness.
Oba Ayorinde, a foremost socialite and industrialist, an alumnus of Lisabi grammar school, Abeokuta was the first monarch to be crowned as Alakija of Ikija, Oke Ona Egba.
His demise was announced by his brother, Engineer (Chief) Seni Ayorinde and daughter, Chief Bola Ayorinde, the Otun Lika of Egbaland.
The duo announced that the Egba monarch’s burial rites would be directed by the Egba Muslim Organization at 10am on Sunday, July 5, 2020.