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Alapinni of Oyo: Prominent Yoruba Kingmaker Is Dead

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One of the Oyomesi, the Alapinni of Oyoland, High Chief, Alh Abdul-Rasheed Shehu is dead.

It was gathered that the Alapinni of Oyo, a prominent Yoruba chief died early Sunday morning after a battle with an undisclosed sickness.

He would be buried according to Islamic rites this afternoon within the family compound.

Meanwhile, the Oyo East local Government has confirmed the passing of the Yoruba kingmaker in a statement.

“With heavy heart but with total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, the Management and staff of Oyo East Local Government regret to announce the sudden demise of High Chief Alh.Abdul-Rasheed Shehu..the Alapinni of Oyo Land, early this morning Sunday 18th Sept. 2022.

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“Burial arrangement will come up at his residence today at 4:00 p.m. May Almighty Allah grant him aljanna fridaus Amin,” the statement released by Azeez Ismail Arekemase, Special Adviser on Media & Publicity to the Chairman OYO EAST LG reads.

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