Osun monarch joins ancestors after 35 years on throne

Osun monarch joins ancestors after 35 years on throne
 By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo
The Olukoyi of Ikoyi land, in Isokan South LCDA, Ikoyi,  Osun State, Oba Yisau Bamitale Oyetunji Otunla, Kodaolu 1 has joined his ancestors.
The traditional ruler died after brief illness.
It was also gathered that his body will be committed to mother earth on Thursday at Olukoyi palace, Ikoyi-Osun.
The late monarch ruled for thirty five 35 years. He ascended the throne in 1987.
Olukoyi of Ikoyi
The official announcement was made by Hon (Prince) Wasiu Oyetunji Oyelami, the Isokan South LCDA Chairman.
His post read, “INNALILLAHI WA INNA ILLEHI ROJUINA. The Glorious Exit of a Patriarch.
HRM Oba Yisau Oyetunji Bamitale Otunla, Kodaolu I, The Olukoyi of Ikoyi Osun Kingdom.
Aged 75 years”.
“May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace and Grant him Aljannah fridaous,’ he concluded.


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