Wednesday 10 April 2024

Popular Lagos traditional ruler dies after eid prayer

A popular Lagos traditional ruler, the Osolo of Isolo Kingdom, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, Adeola Olushi III died suddenly on Wednesday after observing the Eid prayer.

The popular Lagos monarch died at the age of 64.

His death was announced by the Chairman, Isolo Local Council Development Area, Olasoju Adebayo on Wednesday.

Adebayo, in a statement said he has the instruction of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos to announce the death of the monarch.

He said Oba Agbabiaka would be buried by 4.00pm today at his palace in accordance with Islamic rites.

“I have the instruction of the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to formally announce the passing of the paramount ruler of Isolo Kingdom, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, Adeola Olushi III, today April 10, 2024. He was aged 64.

“He will be buried today by 4pm at his palace, 3/5 Akinbaye Street, Isolo, according to Islamic rites. May his soul rest in peace,” Adabayo said.

It was learnt that the traditional ruler had spent 20 years on the throne.

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