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General News of Monday, 13 February 2023


Oldest man in Oyo palace dies at 120

Morenikeji Lasisi aka Baba Keji Morenikeji Lasisi aka Baba Keji

The oldest man in the palace of Alaafin of Oyo, in Oyo State, reportedly died on Sunday.

The news of the death of Morenikeji Lasisi, popularly known as Baba Keji, who died at the age of 120 years, was announced on Monday.

He had claimed he served three Alaafin of Oyo before his death on Sunday, 10 months after the death of the 45th Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.

Information has it that he served Alaafin Adeyemi for 51 years.