The remains of the
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III who died yesterday have been buried in accordance with the Islamic tradition.
Buzzministry had reported that the Alaafin died on Friday at Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ekiti state following a brief illness and his remains brought to Oyo in the early hours of Saturday for the commencement of the traditional rites.
He was aged 83.
Reports said that following the announcement of his death, Islamic rites were conducted signalling the beginning of his final journey home.
Islamic clerics led by the Chief Imam of Oyo town were joined by family members of the late first class traditional ruler and some of his chiefs to offer prayers for the repose of his soul.
After the prayers, his body was taken back to the palace where the final burial was held.