50 Years Anniversary: Things to Know About HIM Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III

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• Oba Lamidi Adeyemi was born in October 15th 1938

• He was a successor to Oba Gbadegesin Ladigbolu II
• His Father, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi II was disposed in 1954
• He was a boxer before ascending the throne
• Colonel Robert Adeyinka Adebayo, Former Military Governor of Old Oyo State presented his Staff of Office on Jan. 14, 1971
• He the longest serving Alaafin in history
• He hold many honorary Doctorate degrees from different countries across the world.
• Olori Abibat Adeyemi remains his senior wife.

Complied by Ajani ‘Kayode.

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