The Alakesan of Akesan kingdom and the father of Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, HRM Oba Tajudeen Fagbohun, Gbadewolu 1st joins his ancestors at the ripe age of 81.
This news of his demise was made public by his son, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun. He said the monarch joined his ancestors on Wednesday night and his remains will be committed to mother earth by 4:00pm today. “The remains of the revered paramount ruler of Akesan Kingdom will be committed to mother earth by 4: 00 p. m. today, ‘’ the vice-chancellor said. He, however, prayed that the soul of the departed rest in peace.
It would be recalled that late Oba Fagbohun had on April 23, 2017, officially received his staff of office from Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode, who was represented by the Commissioner for Local Government And Community Affairs, Mr Folami Muslim.
The late monarch, born on Feb. 27, 1937, was the first traditional ruler of Akesan community, following his elevation from a chief to a traditional ruler.