The Onijan of Ijan Ekiti, in Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Oba Samuel Oyewole Fadahunsi, is dead.

Positive fm gathered that the death of the revered monarch has thrown the town into mourning.

after reigning for 19 years.

Oba Fadahunsi, from Otutubiosun ruling house reigned for 19years as he was enthroned on September 22, 2002, during the administration of Otunba Niyi Adebayo.

He received his staff of office in April 2003.

The news of his death had been broken by kingmakers and the traditional rites started immediately.

The town has therefore begun the cutting of trees across the quarters, indicating the passing away of a monarch.

They are also performing other covert agelong traditional rites in conformity to the traditional practice of Ijan Ekiti .

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