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Alaafin Of Oyo Dies After Ogbomosho, Olubadan Monarchs Demise

Alaafin Of Oyo News

The Alaafin of Oyo, Late Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, left the palace of Oyo Ancestry thrown into mourning after his demise in the early hours of Saturday at Ekiti Multi system hospital, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

 Is Alaafin of Oyo dead

Many have deemed it fit to say that the death of the Alaafin of Oyo was a rumour as a source made a report that the news was influenced by a group of bloggers who wished to make more money from drafting out rumors about his fake news. The news source also said that ‘The Alaafin of Oyo is hale and hearty.

How old is Alaafin of Oyo

The Alaafin of Oyo was 83 years at the time of his demise and has been tagged the longest reigning monarch since his ancestry. His legendary rule lasted for 52 years.

When did Alaafin of Oyo died

The Alaafin of Oyo died in the early hours of Saturday before the news reached the governor of the Oyo state to publicly announce his death to the people of Oyo State.

What happened to Alaafin of Oyo

Alaafin of Oyo has been sick for a long time and his health deteriorated to the extent that they had to make plans to send him abroad for treatment but the plan was aborted when the news of his death was announced.

Have Alaafin of Oyo been buried?

He has been buried already late in the evening of Saturday according to the Muslim rite. The Chief Imam of Oyo, Alhaji Moshood Ajokideru, led other Islamic clerics to pray on the remains of Oba Adeyemi.

The prayer session lasted only three minutes after which the casket was taken back inside the palace, awaiting the final burial, which the Basorun of Oyo, who is the Head of the Oyo Mesi, High Chief, Yusuf Ayoola, announced would take place around 9pm.

The monarch was buried in a vault, Bara, reserved for Alaafins, around 10pm.

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