BREAKING: Oba Osolo Of Isolo Joins Ancestors

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The Osolo of Isolo in Lagos, Oba Kabiru Kolawole Ilufemiloye Adelaja Agbabiaka, died today Wednesday at the age of 64.

The Late Osolo ascended the throne 20 years ago.

He reportedly died shortly after observing the Eid prayers today Wednesday.

Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area, Hon. Olasoju Adebayo, confirmed his death in a statement.

The Chairman’s statement read, “I have the instruction of the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to formally announce the passing of the paramount ruler of Isolo Kingdom, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, Adeola Olushi III, today April 10, 2024.

“He was aged 64.

“He will be buried today by 4pm at his palace, 3/5 Akinbaye Street, Isolo, according to Islamic rites. May his soul rest in peace.”

Speaking of his 2004 enthronement, he once said in a newspaper interview: “I still remember July 11, 2003 when I was finally chosen as the Osolo of Isolo. Some members of this family, who were among the eight contestants for the throne, got angry and decided to challenge my nomination at the High Court. We went to court and the Lagos State Government was stopped from installing me as the Osolo of Isolo. That remained the situation for a whole year before the court injunction was lifted and the court said the government should go ahead and install me. So, I was installed as the next king of Isolo on July 11, 2004. After that, another group of people still went to court to challenge my installation. We fought for good seven years and three months. Eventually, I won. They went on appeal and I also won before they resolved to settle the whole issue amicably.”

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