Breaking: 2 Months After His Death, Alaafin of Oyo’s Most Senior Wife Dies

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Olori Kafayat, the most senior wife of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III is dead, Vanguard reports.
Kafayat died barely two months after her husband joined his ancestors on Friday, April 22.

The late Alaafin died at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti in Ekiti State, after developing complications related to prostate enlargement.

Olori Kafayat was said to have died on Friday, July 1, night. Photo: Alaafin of Oyo, Leadership
However, it was gathered that Kafayat who is the mother of Prince Adebayo Adeyemi, the chairman of the Oyo state Local Government Pensions Board passed on late Friday night.

The Punch reports that while details of Kafayat’s death are still sketchy at the time of this report, the director of media and publicity at the Alaafin Palace, Bode Durojaye, has confirmed the incident.
Durojaye said:

“She died in the United States of America. I will give you the details later.”


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