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CONFIRMED: Alaafin Of Oyo Is Dead

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CONFIRMED: Alaafin Of Oyo Is Dead

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has passed away after ruling for 52 years, SEPTIN911 can authoritatively confirm.

Alaafin Adeyemi, the third from the Alowodu Ruling House, died in the late hours of Friday, April 22, 2022, at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.

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Multiple sources close to the traditional monarch confirmed his demise to SEPTIN911 in the early hours of Saturday, April 23, 2022.

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The remains of the top Yoruba traditional ruler were, according to media reports, brought to Oyo in the early hours of Saturday and traditional rites began.

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He was 83 years old and the longest reigning Alaafin ever, having ruled for 52 years.

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