The Office of the Director of Media and Publicity to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi this morning, has debunked the death rumour of the monarch making the wave on social media.
A swift statement from the palace signed by Bode Durojaiye, Director of Media to the monarch said the media reports of the prominent traditional ruler is an unfounded rumor.
While describing those publishing the news as “a disgruntled group of bloggers” said the reports are “imaginary” and “fake.”
“Members of the public are hereby urged to disregard the unfounded report, as the Paramount Ruler is hale and hearty,” the statement said.
He went further saying “Precisely on Monday and Tuesday this week, Oba Adeyemi, accompanied by some of his wives (Ayabas), children, aides and well wishers were at the Durbar Stadium ,Oyo, for physical fitness exercises as usual.
“He has neither fallen sick nor rushed to the hospital for any serious ailment, hence he and his family remain agile and active.
“The general public should not entertain any fear at all, as IKu Baba Yeye is healthy, physically fit and mentally stable.”