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BREAKING: Head of Oyomesi Set To Take Over Pending Appointment of New Alaafin

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Following the death of Alaafin of Oyo, the Head of the Oyomesi, Basorun of Oyo, High Chief Yusuf Ayoola, would take over pending the appointment of a new Alaafin, NATIONSTRENDS has gathered.

Alaafin Adeyemi, the third from the Alowodu Ruling House, died in the late hours of Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.

The remains of the top Yoruba traditional ruler were brought to Oyo in the early hours of Saturday and traditional rites began, according to palace sources.

He was 83 years old and the longest reigning Alaafin ever, having ruled for 52 years.

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