BREAKING: Yoruba Monarch, Alaafin of Oyo Is Dead
Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, Alaafin of Oyo has passed on.
He was 83 years old and the longest reigning Alaafin ever, having ruled for 52 years.
Alaafin Lamidi 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 Alowodu Ruling House.
The remains of the top Yoruba traditional ruler were brought to Oyo in the early hours of Saturday and traditional rites began.