Weeping, wailing as Alaafin’s wife dies weeks after his demise



The death has occurred of  Olori Kafayat, , one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, weeks after the demise of the monarch.


According to reports, Olori Kafayat, who was the mother of Prince Adebayo Adeyemi, popularly known as D’Guv, died on Friday night, July 1, 2022.

The details of her death were still sketchy as at the time of filing this report, but the Director of Media and Publicity at the Alaafin Palace, Mr Bode Durojaye, confirmed this to newsmen on Saturday morning, July 2, 2022.

He said, “She died in the United States of America. I will give you the details later.”

Olori Kafayat is said to be the first Olori of the late Oba Adeyemi III and was popularly known as Iya Aguo or Iya Ibeji in Oyo Kingdom

Her death followed in quick succession after Oba Adeyemi III died on Friday, April 22, precisely, at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, after a brief illness, aged 83.

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