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See Alaafin Of Oyo’s ‘Appearance’ At His Celebration Of Life


A celebration of life ceremony was held to honour Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the late Alaafin of Oyo in Oyo state on Saturday, June 4.

This is coming after Naija News reported that the monarch died in Ekiti State.

Recall, Oba Adeyemi died at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti and was buried shortly after.

The new video shared by one of the late king’s queens Olori Memunat Omowunmi showed the Alaafin presented at the event as he was carried by guards on a throne during the ceremony.

A glance at the video, the monarch in his statue form had many thinking it was the Alaafin in flesh.

See photos from the ceremony below;


Meanwhile, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde recently revealed how the next Alaafin of Oyo would emerge.

According to Makinde, the processes that would lead to the next monarch of Oyo town would be strictly based on the Alaafin of Oyo chieftaincy declaration.

The governor revealed this during the state burial ceremony organised for the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III.

The Peoples Democratic Party Governor further stated that the late monarch lived an impactful life.


Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling. She holds a BSC in Biology and is also a certified Radio presenter with BRMC. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.