Oyo East LG Boss, Arowosaye Mourns Alaafin

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The Executive Chairman of Oyo East Local Government Area, Prince Saheed Arowosaye, has described the death of Alaafin of Oyo, late Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III as a huge loss to the people of Oyo kingdom and Oyo state.

Arowosaye who is currently away on lesser hajj, in a statement on Saturday personally signed by him, said he received the news of the monarch’s demise with great shock.

“I received with sadness the news of the passing away of our revered royal father, iku Baba yeye, His Imperial Majesty, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III. The late monarch was a great father to all especially to us in Oyo East Local Government area. He was a kind father and his leadership brought enduring peace and progress to Oyo kingdom. We will sorely miss his wisdom, leadership and his fatherly counsel. His demise has created a huge vacuum in Oyo kingdom and Oyo state”, he said.

“On behalf of my family and the good people of Oyo East Local Government area, I extend my deepest condolences to the Oyo State Traditional Council, the Oyomesi, Oba Adeyemi’s immediate family and the good people of Oyo kingdom. May the good Lord grant his soul eternal rest” the statement read in part.

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