The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba (Dr.) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III is dead.
The Alaafin according to reports reaching The Economy magazine died in the early hours of Saturday after a brief illness.
He was 83 years old at the time of his death.
A source confirmed that the Alaafin died at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ekiti State.
This is a developing story.