Alaafin of Oyo to be buried today, says palace


Lamidi Adeyemi, Alaafin of Oyo, will be buried today.

Yusuf Ayoola, head of the Oyomesi, while addressing journalists at the palace, confirmed that Adeyemi died at Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti on Friday night.

He also disclosed that the monarch will be buried at 4pm today.

“We have called the Imam. Baba will be buried today around 4pm,” he said.

Ayoola added that the necessary rites of passage had been performed.