A monarch in Osun State, Oba James Adedokun Adegoke, is dead.

The Apetumodu of Ipetumodu in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State died in his palace aged 80.

The monarch died on Sunday afternoon, but his death has not been announced officially.

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“It is true that Kabiyesi has gone to be with his ancestors. It happened on Sunday afternoon. He was not sick.

“He had said long before he died that he should be buried immediately. He said he was never a member of any secret cult and said that his children should not allow anybody to intimidate them.” A source told Punch.

The death of the Oba will be announced at the appropriate time, according to the tradition of Ipetumodu.

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