Confusion as Palace debunks death of Alaafin Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi
The Office of the Director of Media and Publicity for the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, this morning, has debunked the death rumour of the monarch making the wave on social media.
A swift statement from the palace signed by Bode Durojaiye, Director of Media to the Monarch, said the media reports about the prominent traditional ruler are unfounded rumors.
While describing those publishing the news as “a disgruntled group of bloggers," he said the reports are “imaginary” and “fake.”
“Members of the public are hereby urged to disregard the unfounded report, as the Paramount Ruler is hale and hearty,” the statement said.
He went further, saying, “Precisely on Monday and Tuesday this week, Oba Adeyemi, accompanied by some of his wives (Ayabas), children, aides, and well-wishers, were at the Durbar Stadium, Oyo, for physical fitness exercises as usual.
He has neither fallen sick nor been rushed to the hospital for any serious ailment. Hence, he and his family remain agile and active.
“The general public should not entertain any fear at all, as IKu Baba Yeye is healthy, physically fit, and mentally stable.”
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