Soun of Ogbomoso passes away at 95


The Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi, Ajagungbade III, has died at the age of 95. Family sources disclosed that the 95-year-old monarch died on Sunday morning, December 12.

The palace is expected to announce his demise soon. Oba Oyewumi, who ascended the throne on October 24, 1973 was born on May 27, 1926, in Ogbomoso,

Meanwhile, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, Sunday stated that the death of the Soun of Ogbomosho, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi, was a huge loss to Yorubaland and Nigeria.