In the early hours of Saturday, April 23, impeccable source reports that, the Alaafin of Oyo kingdom, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has answered the call of his ancestors.
Alaafin as a renowned and a first class king, lived a memorable life which I will be highlighting below. in this concise piece, I will be sharing with you, the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi biography, wife, children, education and net worth.
Who is Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi
Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi was the king of the Yoruba ancient town called Oyo in Oyo state Nigeria. He was the heir to the throne of its historic empire.
Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi Age
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III was born October 15, 1938. He was coronated as the Alaafin of Oyo on November 18, 1970 and died on April 23, 2022.
Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi Wives
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi had many wives which include Ayaba Abibat (senior wife) Adeyemi, Ayaba Rahmat Adedayo Adeyemi, Ayaba Mujidat Adeyemi, Ayaba Rukayat Adeyemi, Ayaba Folashade Adeyemi, Ayaba Badirat Ajoke Adeyemi, Ayaba Memunat Omowunmi Adeyemi, Ayaba Omobolanle Adeyemi, Ayaba Moji Adeyemi, Ayaba Anuoluwapo Adeyemi, and Ayaba Damilola Adeyemi.
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi Personal Life
Wikipedia made us understand that the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi was a boxer before ascending the throne of his fathers
Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi Children
According to source, Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi had over 20 grown children before his de@th. The most popular amongst them are Princess Folashade and Prince Akeem. One of his sons is Babatunde Israel Adeyemi. Read more about his children here.
Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi Education
According to rnn.ng, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III began his education at a Quranic School in Iseyin, a city not too far from Oyo town. He then went back to Oyo Town where he stayed with the headmaster, of St. Andrews Primary School proceeding thereafter to live with the Alake of Egba, Oba Oladepo Ademola, in his palace.
After his primary education, He was offered admission into Igbobi College and St. Gregory’s College, Obalende. He chose to attend St. Gregory’s College Obalende.
He left St. Gregory’s College with very good grades and had chosen to study Law, however, his quest for Law was halted as his father was deposed as the Alaafin on the 14th of February 1946.
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi Net Worth
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi was said to worth a whopping $40 million before his demise according to some sources.
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