JUST IN....Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oyewumi dies at 95

Late Oba Jimoh Oyewumi

The Soun of Ogbomoso Oba Jimoh Oyewumi (Ajagungbade 1) , in Oyo State is dead.

It was reliably gathered that the 95-year-old monarch passed on at about 1:25 am on Sunday.

Oba Oyewumi, a successful trader, reigned for almost five decades on the throne of his forefathers.

He was said to have taken ill in the past few weeks before succumbing to the cold hands of death.

Born on May 27, 1926 in Ogbomoso to Oba Bello Afolabi Oyewumi Ajagungbade II and Ayaba Seliat Olatundun Oyewumi, he ascended the throne on October 24, 1973.