Just In: Lamidi Adeyemi, Alaafin of Oyo d#es at 83
The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, has d#ed at the age of 83.
He was 83 years old and the longest reigning Alaafin ever, having ruled for 52 years
He passed away in the late hours of Friday, April 22, 2022 at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, PremiumTimes reports.
According to the report, the remains of the top Yoruba traditional ruler was brought to Oyo in the early hours of Saturday, April 23 and traditional rites began.
Alaafin Adeyemi, the third from the Alowodu Ruling House, ruled for 52 years.