Another Traditional Ruler, Onijeru Of Ijeru Joins Ancestors In Oyo
According to DAILY POST, the death of Oba Popoola comes after the death of some prominent traditional rulers in the state.
Onijeru of Ijeru land in Ogbomoso South Local government area of the state, Oba Ellijah Olaniyi Popoola joined his ancestors on Friday at the age of 85 after a brief illness.
It was learnt that the monarch ascended the throne in the year 2008.
Meanwhile, no fewer that seven traditional rulers have joined their ancestors in the last six months in the state.
Prominent among the traditional rulers who have joined their ancestors in the last six months in the state are Onigbeti, Soun of Ogbomoso, Olubadan of Ibadan land and Alaafin of Oyo, among others.
On November 7, 2021, Onigbeti of Igbeti land, Oba Emmanuel Oyekan Oyebisi, Afasegbejo III has joined his ancestors at 77.
It was also reported that the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi joined his ancestors on December 12, 2021.
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On December 21, Asigangan of Igangan, in Ibarapa North local government area, Oba Lasisi Adeoye Lawuyi Aribiyan, has joined his ancestors.
The 41st Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji also joined his ancestors on January 2, 2022 at 93.
On, January 31, 2022 reported that another monarch, Oba Gabriel Adepoju, has joined his ancestors. Oba Adepoju was until his death the Oloko of Oko Ile in Oriire Local Government area of the state.
On April 8, 2022, Onikoyi of Ikoyi-Ile, in Oriire Local Government Area of the state, Oba Abdulyekeen Ayinla Oladipupo, has joined his ancestors.
The 45th Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi also on April 23, this year joined his ancestors at 83.