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Oyo Losses Another Prominent Monarch



Aseyin of Iseyin, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi
Oba Jimoh Oyewumi

Iseyin, one of the ancient town in Oyo state is currently mourning the pass away of Aseyin,Oba Jimoh Oyewumi who joined his ancestors.

The monarch who has been in and out of hospital for some time now, reportedly died Sunday morning at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan.

His remains would be moved from the hospital to the town tomorrow morning according to sources in the town.


A former member of the state house of Assembly, an indigene of Iseyin, confirmed the monarch is dead.

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The ex-lawmaker who asked not to be named said, “I have called some people when I heard the rumour in the morning.

“They later confirmed it to me this afternoon.

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“The Aseyin is dead. His corpse would be moved from the hospital tomorrow morning”.

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Recall that no fewer than seven traditional rulers have joined their ancestors in the last nine months in Oyo State.

Prominent among the traditional rulers is the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi who died on 12th December 2021.

Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, the immediate past Olubadan died on 2 January this year.

The 45 Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi also died in April this year.

Hammed Tajudeen is the Editor-In-Chief of Blaze Newz Nigeria, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication.

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