Osun Monarch, Olukoyi of Ikoyi Kingdom, joins ancestors


By Richard Akintade, Osogbo

The Olukoyi of Ikoyi land, in Isokan South LCDA, Ikoyi, Osun State, Oba Yisau Bamitale Oyetunji Otunla, Kodaolu 1 has joined his ancestors.

The traditional ruler died after a brief illness at the age of 75 years.

It was also gathered that his body will be committed to the mother earth on Thursday 21st of April, 2022 at Olukoyi Palace, Ikoyi-Osun.

The late monarch ruled for 35 years. He ascended the throne in 1987.

The official announcement was made by Hon. (Prince) Wasiu Oyetunji Oyelami, the Isokan South LCDA Chairman on Tuesday.

His post reads
“INNALILLAHI WA INNA ILLEHI ROJUINA. The Glorious Exit of a Patriarch.
HRM Oba Yisau Oyetunji Bamitale Otunla, Kodaolu I, the Olukoyi of Ikoyi Osun Kingdom. Aged 75 years.”

“May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace and Grant him Aljannah fridaous,” he concluded.

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