The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Atanda Olayiwola Adeyemi will be buried today around midnight.

Both Christian and Islam clerics, have offered prayers for the soul of the traditional ruler.

The Islamic clerics were led by the Chief Imam of Oyo. The Janazah prayer was performed inside the palace around 1pm on Saturday.

A palace source, who is a prince and a member of Adeyemi family, explained that the monarch has not been buried even though Christian and Islamic clerics have offered their prayers.

He said that the monarch would be buried after traditionalists concluded their rites on the body of the traditional ruler.

The Islamic clerics were led by the Chief Imam of Oyo. The Janazah prayer was performed inside the palace around 1pm on Saturday.

He said that the monarch would be buried after traditionalists concluded their rites on the body of the traditional ruler.

“He has instructed that when he passes away, they should allow the Christians and Muslims to do their own thing before the traditionalists do the final rites.

“He has not been buried. They cannot just bury him like that. He is not an ordinary king. He will be buried in the night around 9:pm. It may take longer. The source said

 

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