Breaking : Prominent Yoruba Traditional Ruler Dies

The Akirun of Ikirun, Oba AbdulRauf Olawale Adedeji, has bowed to the icy hands of death. 

According to palace sources, the monarch gave up the ghost around 11.00 pm of the day after a brief illness.

The deacesed  oba ascended the throne of his forefathers in 1991 and he died at the age of 78.

Before his death, he was a strong supporter of the All Progressives Congress party in the state and was also he a prominent member of the Osun State Council of Obas.