Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi marks 49th year on the throne

Oba Lamidi Adeyemi is celebrating 49 years on the throne as Alaafin of Oyo.

This day in history, 14th of January, 1971, I His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, Iku Baba Yeye, ascended the throne as the 43rd Alaafin of Oyo.

Expressing excitement, the monarch stated that “it has been 49 eventful years. I thank Olodumare, Ayabas, good people of Oyo and everyone who have passed on to the great beyond and living for having stood by me all these years, my prayer is that Olodumare will continue to bless you all”.

This is coming just a day after he conferred the title of Mayegun of Yorubaland on Fuji musician Wasiu Ayinde Marshal K1.

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