Alaafin of Oyo not dead, says Palace
By Akinolu Ajayi
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi is not dead, a statement from the royal stool stated.
The statement was signed by Alaafin’s Media and Publicity Director, Bode Durojaye and made available to Irohinoodua.
Durojaye said it has come to the notice of the Office of the Director of Media and Publicity to the Alaafin of Oyo about a fake report making the wave in the social media, by a disgruntled group of bloggers, about the imaginary death of His Imperial Majesty, IKu Baba Yeye, Oba (Dr.) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111, the Alaafin of Oyo.
He urged members of the public to disregard the unfounded report , as the Paramount Ruler is hale and hearty .
He said on Monday and Tuesday this week, Oba Adeyemi, accompanied by some of his wives (Ayabas), children, aides and well wishers was at the Durbar Stadium ,Oyo, for physical fitness exercises as usual.
“He has neither fallen sick nor rushed to the hospital for any serious ailment, hence he and his family remain agile and active”
He urged the general public not to entertain any fear at all, as IKu Baba Yeye is healthy, physically fit and mentally stable.