One of the King makers in Oyo Alaafin, known as the Oyomesi, the Alapinni of Oyoland, Chief Abdul-Rasheed Shehu, is dead.
TVC News learnt that the Alapinni died early this morning after battling with an undisclosed sickness.
He would be buried according to Islamic rites by 4pm this afternoon within the family compound.
The Oyo East local government has also announced the passing away of the kingmaker.
One of Alapinni’s daughters, Badira, was married to the late Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.