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Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Is Dead



Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, aged 83, died on April 22, 2022.


Top Yoruba traditional ruler, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, is dead.

Although no official announcement has been made, sources within the palace confirmed his death.

The monarch was said to have died on Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

He was 83 years old as of the time he died.

According to reports, the body of the top Yoruba monarch was brought to Oyo town in the early hours of Saturday.

His children received his remains at Idi-Igba in Oyo town while traditional rites began thereafter.

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