The Soun Of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, is dead. He had spent 48 years on the throne.
The Soun, who was crowned 24 October 1973, died early on Sunday 12 December. He was aged 95.
A Facebook post by Lautech News and Information announced the obituary:
“It’s a dismay and a heart filled with shock as we announce the demise of one of the greatest Kings in Nigeria HRM SOUN OGUNMOLA OF OGBOMOSO LAND on this day 12th of December,2021.
“May his soul rest in perfect peace and we pray God comfort the families he left and the whole occupants of Ogbomoso land as a whole
“It’s indeed a great loss in Ogbomoso.”