Funeral prayers held for Alaafin


The Janazah (funeral) prayer for late Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamide Adeyemi has been conducted on his remains at the ancient palace in Oyo Town.

Janazah is an Islamic prayer conducted on the deceased before going for final interment.

The prayer was led by Chief Imam of Oyoland, Sheikh Moshood Ajokidero.

It was attended by Islamic clerics, sympathisers and some politicians.

Addressing newsmen after the prayer, Ajokidero said the deceased had contributed his quotas to the development of Oyo town, Oyo State and Nigeria.

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The Chief Imam said that Adeyemi had impacted the lives of many people positively and would forever be remembered for his good deeds.

He called on the living to always impact positively on humanity, adding that everyone would be remembered for his or her deeds, either good or bad.

The remains of Oba Adeyemi III are expected to be buried in Baaraa where other former Alaafins were interred.

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