Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, dies at 83

Popular Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has died at age 83, after ruling his community for 52 years.

It was gathered that the Alaafin died at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, on Friday night, April 22nd.

His body has since been taken to Oyo state where his burial rites have since begun.

The monarch had been sick and a plan had been made to fly him abroad before he passed on late Friday night.

It was also gathered that tickets and those of a few wives have been bought before his sudden demise. He is survived by many wives and children.