Oyo oldest monarch dies at 141 in Oyo state after multiple reports confirmed that the popular nigerian monarch who resides in Oyo state is now dead
The Onilua of Ilua, Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State, Oba Samuel Afolabi, is reported dead
9jatalkative reports as the 141 years old Monarch is said to be the oldest king to ever rule in Oyo State. He joined his ancestors in the early hours of Saturday as a result of old age related illnesses.
According to his Biography, the deceased monarch ascended the throne of his forefathers at the age 38 years ago at the of 102.
He was born in 1879 into the family of Afolabi and became the king after the demise of Oba Majaro in 1981 when he was 102 years of age.
Reports had it that Oba Afolabi was a commercial farmer at Arigidana, Baba ode in Itesiwaju local government area of the state before community leaders and kingmakers unanimously agreed to crown him the king of Ilualand.
His Lifetime as King was a memorable one as he contributed greatly to the growth and development of Ilualand, Kajola Local Government and Oyo state as a whole.