By Friday Omosola
Dethroned Deji of Akure, Oba Adesina Oluwadare Adepoju, who was deposed by the former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko in connection with issues with his wife, is dead.
This was made known in a statement by Prince Dapo Adepoju, spokesman for the Adesina Royal Family of the Osupa Ruling House.
He said the late monarch battled with a brief illness before he passed on in the early hours of Thursday.
The statement said: “Oba Oluwadare Adepoju has passed on to eternal glory this morning, January 27, 2022 during a brief illness.
“He passed on in a private hospital in Abuja .
The statement added that the late Oba Adepoju was deposed by former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko on grounds of misunderstanding between the monarch and his wife.
“Before his transition to eternal glory, the deposed monarch prayed for the peace of Akure Kingdom.”
The spokesman said the late King did his best in defending his people while on the throne.