Osun monarch, Oba Fagberade confirmed dead

Osun monarch, Oba Fagberade confirmed dead

Oba Sunday Samuel Adegbemi Olatokun, Fagberade 1, the Owa of Afole of Otan-Ile, has passed away.

The Osogbo hospital where Oba Fagberade passed away on Sunday night was not mentioned.

The announcement of the Monarch’s passing was released by Bamiji Fayinminu, the Obanikun of Otan-Ile.

“On behalf of the entire Prince and Princess of Otan Ile,l announce the demise of His Royal Majesty, Alayeluwa Oba Sunday Samuel Adegbemi Olatokun, Fagberade I, Owa Afole Of Otan Ile. Kabiyesi joined his ancestors in the early hours of yesterday.

“We shall miss Kabiyesi for his firmness, kindness, and love for his people,” he said.

Furthermore, the monarch’s death was verified by insiders inside the palace.

Meanwhile, the Otan-Ile Progressive Union, or OPU, has expressed its condolences for the monarch’s passing along with all of the old town’s indigenous residents.

As he described Oba Olatokun’s two decades in power, OPU National President Saliu Bello Bamidele noted that he was particularly well-known for his unwavering devotion to and affection for his people.

“The monarch will be greatly missed.

“OPU and the entire indigenes of Otan-Ile both home and in the diaspora pray God grants him eternal rest, and his family and the entire Otan-Ile town the fortitude to bear the loss,” he added.

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