By-Leke Adegbite

There is a apprehension in Ikare-Akoko over the rumoured demise of the Owa-Ale of Ikare in Akoko Northeast local government area of Ondo State, Oba Samuel Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin who joined his ancestors at the age of 85.

It was reliably gathered that the foremost monarch passed on early today at his palace located at Okorun area of Ikare after reigning for 48years.

Although the palace is yet to officially announce his demise, it was learnt that Oba Adegbite-Adedoyin who died during a brief illness.

Until his death, Owa-Ale was the President of a group of ondo state traditional rulers under 130 Krown Obas and member of the State Council of Obas.

Our correspondent who visited Ikare Akoko observed that the people wore mournful look as many people gathered at his palace.

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