A prominent member of Oyo Traditional Council (Oyomesi), the Alapinni of Oyoland, High Chief Alhaji Abdul-Rasheed Shehu, is dead.
The kingmaker was said to have died on Sunday after a protracted sickness.
Shehu, whose daughter, Badira, was among wives of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, had been buried in his family compound in accordance with Islamic rites
Meanwhile, the Oyo East Local Government Area has announced the passage of the kingmaker, in a public announcement that reads: “Inahilahi wahinahilai rojibuna! With a heavy heart, and submission to the will of Allah, the Management of Oyo East L.G regrets to announce the passing of the High Chief, the Alapinni of Oyo Land, Alh Abdul-Rasheed Shehu early this morning Sunday 18th Sept. 2022.
“Burial arrangement will come up at his residence today at 4:00PM. May Almighty Allah repose his soul in aljanna fridau.”