Top Yoruba Monarch, Alaafin Of Oyo Is Dead

The Palace of Oyo has confirmed the death of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.

The spokesperson for the late Oba, Mr Bode Durojaye, confirmed the death in a terse response to an inquiry by Punch.

He said, “Alaafin is dead. Details in due course.”

It was gathered that the octogenarian monarch died on Friday night in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State Capital after a brief illness.

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