BREAKING: Alaafin Oyo,Oba Lamidi Adeyemi dies @83

Alaafin of Oyo,Oba Lamidi Adeyemi is dead. Alaafin Lamidi Olayiwola Atanda Adeyemi died in the late hours of Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.   Alaafin of Oyo is the third from the Alowolodu Ruling House.   The remains of the top Yoruba traditional ruler was brought to Oyo in the early hours of Saturday and traditional rites began.   He was 83 years old and the longest reigning Alaafin ever, having ruled for 52 years

50th Anniversary: Oyetola congratulates Alaafin … says Monarch belongs to a class of his own

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has congratulated the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, on the occasion of his 50th anniversary on the throne, described him as an extraordinary traditional ruler who belonged to a class of his own. Oyetola in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, said he was delighted to join indigenes of Oyo, Government and the people of Oyo State as well as millions of Yoruba sons and daughters across the world to celebrate the milestone reached by the…