Palace confirms Alaafin of Oyo’s death


Bode Durojaiye, the Media and Publicity Director to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Atanda Olayiwola Adeyemi has confirmed the death of the monarch.


Durojaiye made this confirmation Saturday morning.


Our correspondent gathered that the confirmation is coming few hours after Durojaiye had earlier denied the death of the monarch.


The monarch passed away at Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital in Ado Ekiti at the age of 83.


Durojaiye in a statement on Saturday had earlier said that the monarch was alive.

The palace spokesman has finally confirmed the death of the monarch.


The media aide, who spoke with journalists on Saturday, said that the monarch has passed away.


Durojaiye said, “Yes. That is true. Quote me. Kabiesi has passed on.


“Okay. My name is Bode Durojaiye. The Press Secretary to the Iku Baba Yeye, Alaafin Oyo.


“It is true. Iku Baba Yeye has gone to the place where his forefathers are.


“It is true. It is true he has passed away”. 

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