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President Buhari Mourns Late Alaafin of Oyo


President, Mohammadu Buhari has joined all Nigerians to mourn the death of Alaafin of Oyo.

The President in a press release today, Saturday April 23, 2022 consoled the Government, family and people of Oyo state for the death of the monarch.

In his words “I condole with the Government and people of Oyo State on the passing of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III”

“His 52-year reign was remarkable in many ways, covering major historic transitions in the country, and witnessing transformations in his domain”.

“Most significant was the emphasis he placed on human development, encouraging learning as a culture and formal education as a necessity, while also promoting values of peace and stability”.

“I cannot but note his numerous participations in national meetings and conferences to shape the future of the country, and the living words of wisdom he shared at every opportunity on unity and people-focused governance””.

I extendd my condolences to the Oyo State Traditional Council, Oba Lamidi’s family, friends, and associates, including in sports where he left another footprint”.

“I pray that the Almighty God will receive his soul, and comfort the family he left behind”.

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