Just In : Supare Akoko Mourns as Monarch Joins His Ancestors
Supare Akoko, a community in Akoko Southwest Local Government Area of Ondo State is presently in pensive mood as the king of the town, Oba Alhaji Kasali Adejoro Adedeji is reported to have joined his ancestors.
Oba Adedeji, a frontline monarch in Akoko Southwest LGA was enthroned in 1994 and died at the age of 77 years.
According to some sources, the late Oba had been indisposed for sometimes as many didn’t see him in public functions. A relation of Oba Adedeji, Mr. Sanusi Adelana described his reign as very progressive one to the entire community as many sons and daughters of the town became very successful during his reign.
The Olubaka of Oka and the Chairman of Akoko Southwest Local Government, Oba Yusuf Adebori Adeleye described his exit as very painful because of his brilliant debates and contributions at Obas meetings both at local government and at the state level. Olubaka commiserated with the entire Supare Akoko community on the transition of the royal father.
In a Janazat service for the late monarch the Chief Imam of Supare Akoko and the Secretary of Ondo State League of Imams and Alfas, Sheik Abdulrasheed Akerele described Oba Adedeji as a practising Muslim who is always punctual at all Islamic programes.