Lagos traditional ruler passes away after returning home from Eid prayer

Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka

Adeola Olushi III, the Osolo of the Isolo Kingdom in Lagos State, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, has passed away.

The traditional ruler reportedly passed away shortly after arriving home on Wednesday from the Eid prayer ground.

In a statement, Olasoju Adebayo, the chairman of the Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), acknowledged his passing.

He stated that the deceased monarch would be buried by 4pm according to Islamic rites.

“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,” the terse statement said.