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.
Sources confirmed that the prominent Yoruba monarch died late Friday, April 22, 2022.
“His remains have reportedly been moved to Oyo town where his burial rites are currently underway.
“This is the second prominent Oyo monarch to die in 2022. Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan, died on January 2, 2022,” a report by Daily Trust said.