Alaafin of Oyo’s Oldest Palace Worker, Baba Keji, Dies at 120

Morenikeji Lasisi, popularly known as Baba Keji in the palace of Alaafin of Oyo in Oyo State, is dead. He was aged 120.

Baba Keji, who was regarded as the oldest person in the palace, served three Alaafins, namely: Oba Adeniran Adeyemi II, Oba Gbadegesin Ladigbolu II and Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III.

His death came ten months after the demise of Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, who he served for 51 years, before he joined his ancestors.

He was buried yesterday according to Islamic rites.

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