Foremost traditional ruler in the South-West, Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III is, dead.
He died in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 95. He was one ofthe longest reigning monarchs, spending 47 years on the throne.
Oba Oyewumi ascended the throne on October 24, 1973. He was born on May 27, 1926, in Ogbomoso to Oba Bello Afolabi Oyewumi Ajagungbade II and Ayaba Seliat Olatundun Oyewumi.
While his death is yet to be officially announced, family sources confirmed it.
“Baba has gone to rest,” a family member who confirmed the death told Daily Trust.