BREAKING: Alaafin of Oyo is dead
Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo, has died at the age of 83, according to reports just coming in from the ancient town.
One of the reports, by Daily Trust, said that the prominent Yoruba monarch died late yesterday, Friday, April 22, 2022.
“His remains have reportedly been moved to Oyo town where his burial rites are currently underway,” the report said, adding:
“This is the second prominent Oyo monarch to die in 2022. Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan, died on January 2, 2022.”