Alaafin Lamidi Adeyemi III of Oyo, Nigeria turn 83

As we celebrate the 50th coronation anniversary of Alaafin Lamidi Adeyemi III of Oyo who was crowned in 1971, lets look at his most famous accomplishments which is family. The king is known for his many wives and children. A proud polygamous man, he turns 83 years old today. The former boxer was chosen as successor to the throne of Oyo empire after a three year succession battle. He resides in Alsafin of Oyo palace and is the permanent chair of the council of Kings Oyo state.

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Queen Ayaba Abibat Adeyemi

She is the first and great wife of the Alaafin Lamidi Adeyemi iii of Oyo. They married befor he was crowned King and have five children together. They are of the same age.

Queen Ayaba Ramat Adeyemi

She is the second wife of Alaafin Lamidi Adeyemi iii of Oyo. They also married before he became monarch. They have children together.

Queen Ayaba Suliat Adeyemi

Ayaba Suliat is another of the King’s wives, together they have children.

Queen Ayaba Mujidat Adeyemi

Ayaba Mujidat is mother to Princess Adedoja Adeyemi (miss Oyo state 2020) and princess Adetuju Adeyemi

Queen Ayaba Abbey Adeyemi

Ayaba Abbey and the Alaafin are blessed with four children.

Queen Ayaba Folashade Adeyemi

Ayaba Folashade and the Alaafin are blessed with triplets – a son and two daughters.

Queen Ayaba Memunat Adeyemi

Ayaba Memunat and the Alaafin are blessed with a son and twin daughters.

Queen Ayaba Mojisola Adeyemi

Ayaba Mojisola and the Alaafin are blessed with a daughter and a son.

Queen Ayaba Omobola Adeyemi

Ayaba Omobola and the Alaafin are blessed with children

Queen Ayaba Damilola Adeyemi

Ayaba Damilola is currently the last and youngest wife of the Alaafin. They have a son together.

Former Ayaba Ajoke Adeyemi

Miss Ajoke Adeyemi commonly known as Ola is Alaafin’s former wife. Together they have an older son and twin sons.

Former Ayaba Anuoluwapo Adeyemi

Miss Anuoluwapo commonly known as Aanu is Alaafin’s former wife. Together they have twins – a son and a daughter.

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