- Oba Olufemi Allen Taylor, the Olu of Kobape in Obafemi Owode LGA in Ogun state has joined his ancestors
- The monarch's death was announced by former Ogun state governor Olusegun Osoba on Friday, December 24
- This comes almost two weeks after the death of His Imperial Majesty, the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III
Obafemi Owode LGA, Ogun state - The Olu of Kobape in Obafemi Owode local government area of Ogun state, Oba Olufemi Allen Taylor, has died.
The Nation reported that the former governor of Ogun state, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, announced the monarch's demise on Friday, December 24.
Legit.ng gathers that he made the announcement following the approval of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo.
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“On the authority and approval of the paramount ruler of Egbaland Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, I announce that the Olu of Kobape, Oba Olufemi Taylor, has joined his ancestors.”
Aremo Osoba who is Oluwo Oba said arrangement for the affairs of the administration of the Kobape Kingdom is being put in place by the Alake.
The deceased monarch retired as Assistant Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) before mounting the royal stool.
Prominent traditional ruler Soun of Ogbomoso dies
Earlier, Legit.ng reported the death of the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi, Ajagungbade III. The 95-year-old traditional ruler died on Sunday, December 12.
An anonymous source broke the news of the monarch's death before it was officially announced.
“It is true that Baba has passed on. It happened this morning but it has not been announced officially.
“He lived a good life and left many good legacies. The palace will soon announce it.”
Tears flow as abducted traditional ruler is found dead in market square
Azike's body was found at the community market square on Friday morning, December 10.
It was gathered that the monarch was killed after he was abducted on Thursday, December 9.