- The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, recently clocked 50 years on the throne of his forefathers and congratulatory messages have been pouring in
- His first wife, Olori Nihinlola Abibat, congratulated and praised him on the occasion
- The queen also wished him long life on the throne, in good health
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III is celebrating his 50th coronation anniversary, and congratulatory messages and posts have been coming in from his queens and well-wishers.
His first queen, Olori Nihinlola Abibat Adeyemi, also took to social media to celebrate and congratulate her husband, the king.
The queen penned a beautiful note on Instagram where she rejoiced with the Oba on behalf of herself and his children.
She continued by saying that the king who is her first and only love had been a remarkable father, role model, and administrator.
The queen noted that even though the road has been rough and tough, he was chosen and has ruled on the throne well.
Olori Nihinlola also wished him many more years on the throne of his forebearers in good health.
Excerpt from her post read:
"Kabiyesi, Atanda Iku Baba Yeye, On behalf of Myself, the Princes and Princesses, I, Ayaba Nihinlola Abibat Adeyemi (Iya Adodo) rejoice most heartily with my heartthrob, my heartbeat, my only love, the father of my children, my first love, its been well over 50yrs and still counting, you are a remarkable father, lover, role model, administrator, God's chosen."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the estranged queen of the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III identified as Olori Badirat Olaitan Adeyan, aka Queen Ola, said she left the palace of her own volition and was not sent away by anyone.
She revealed this during a question and answer session with her fans on her official Instagram page.
According to Queen Ola, she was not legally married to the Oyo monarch.
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