Breaking News: The Deji of Akure Oba Adebiyi Adesida Is Dead

The Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Adebiyi Adesidan, has died of an undisclosed illness in Akure the Ondo State capital.

oba_adebiyi_adegboyega_adesida_1_A family source revealed that Oba Adesida last attended a public function in Lagos where he celebrated the marriage ceremony of his son, Adetunji Oluwagbemiga two weekends ago.

According to SaharaReporters, a source in the palace, answering the phone call, said in a local dialect:

‘Oba ti w’aja’ meaning the ‘the King is gone’.

He also disclosed that the monarch died in his palace as palace guards tried to rescue him.

The late monarch was born into the Ojijigogun ruling house. Oba Adebiyi Adesidan ascended the throne on August 12, 2013. He was recalled from London shortly after the former Deji was dethroned for abusing his wife.

May his soul Rest In Peace…


  1. The information concerning d date of enthronement of Deji of Akure I̶̲̥̅̊$ wrong. Kindly confirm d correct date and correct it accordingly.


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