Browsing: Alaafin of Oyo

Gbajabiamila who made the description in  a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, said the death of the paramount Yoruba ruler came to him as a rude shock, describing the late monarch, who had been like a father to him, as a very intelligent father with a sound grasp of traditional, social, political and international history. 

Adeyemi, also a member of House of Representatives, representing Afijio, Oyo East, Oyo West and Atiba Federal Constituency, said his father could have differences with anyone based on principle, but was able to reconcile with all of them before his death.

Kalu who acknowledged the invaluable contributions of the late highly revered monarch to the nation building through various platforms, stressed that the late paramount ruler will be remembered as a selfless statesman and nationalist with passion for a united and indivisible Nigeria.

Oba Adeyemi was speaking at his palace when an INCEYAC team led by the initiator and Publisher of Alaroye Newspapers,  Alao Adedayo, visited to brief and invite him to the turning of the first sod of the Centre on 23 November 2021 by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.