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Another Top Oyo Monarch Joins Ancestors -Weeks After Alaafin’s Passing


Another traditional ruler in Oyo State, the Onijeru of Ijeru land, Oba Elijah Olaniyi Popoola has passed away.

His death came barely two weeks after respected Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, joined his ancestors.
 
Report has it that the Onijeru of Ijeru land in Ogbomoso South Local government area of the state joined his ancestors on Friday at the age of 85 after a brief illness.

The monarch ascended the throne in 2008.

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 the Onigbeti, Soun of Ogbomoso, Olubadan of Ibadan land and Alaafin of Oyo, among others


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