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Ondo monarch dies at 80


The monarch of Oke-Agbe Community, the headquarters of Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Oladunjoye Fajana, has joined his ancestors.

The late monarch reportedly passed on at the age of 80 years.

A traditional chief in the community, Otunba Solomon Oladunni, who confirmed the development described the monarch’s reign as peaceful, progressive and eventful for the ancient town.

When contacted, the palace historian,Prince Foluso Arasanyin, also confirmed the demise of the monarch.

He said, “Yes Afa-Okeagbe has just lost a great King, Kabiyesi Oladunjoye has joined his ancestors. Our hearts are heavy, laden with pains and grief at the announcement of the passing to glory of our highly revered monarch, Oba Oladunjoye Fajana, Ajana Afa of Okeagbe”,

Arasanyin described the deceased as a father, motivator, and youth-driven monarch who would always encourage the youths to rise to the challenge of taking the lead in the rebuilding process of Nigeria.

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