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BREAKING: Another Popular Oyo Monarch Dies



BREAKING: Another Popular Oyo Monarch Dies


Another first class Oyo monarch, Aseyin of Iseyin town, Oba Adekunle Salawudeen has reportedly passed away.

Oba Adekunle Salawudeen

The monarch who has been in and out of hospital for some time now, reportedly died on Sunday morning at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan.

A source revealed that Oba Adekunle’s remains would be moved from the hospital to the town on Monday morning.


A former member of the state house of Assembly, an indigene of Iseyin, confirmed the monarch is dead.

The ex-lawmaker who asked not to be named said, “I have called some people when I heard the rumour in the morning. They later confirmed it to me this afternoon.


“The Aseyin is dead. His corpse would be moved from the hospital tomorrow morning”.

Recall that no fewer than seven traditional rulers have joined their ancestors in the last nine months in Oyo State.


Prominent among the traditional rulers is the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi who died on 12th December 2021.

Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, the immediate past Olubadan died on 2 January this year.


While the 45th Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi also died in April this year.

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