The Ogun State government through the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs , Afolabi Afuape, has announced the passing on of the Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Adegboyega Dosunmu.
The government said the first Class Oba passed on Sunday, December 12 after a brief illness.
The late Olowu emerged the Oba in 2005 after the demise of late Oba Adisa Odeleye who joined his ancestors in 2003.
The Chief Press Secretary to the state governor ,Kunle Somorin stated this in a statement issued on Tuesday .
The statement read that Afuwape expressed his condolences to the Chiefs and people of Owu over the demise of the First Class Traditional Ruler..
The statement read further “Afuwape said the State mourns the veteran TV producer who ascended the throne in 2005 as the 13th Olowu after Oba Adewale Adisa Odeleye, Lagbedu 1 who transited to glory in 2003.
Meanwhile, the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has expressed shock at the transition of the Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Olusanya Dosunmu, Amororo II.
Abiodun described late Oba Dosunmu as a man of peace and a passionate supporters.In a condolence message issued by his chief press secretary, the governor condole with the monarch’s immediate family and the people of Owu.
The governor said they should take solace in the lasting impact he had on his domain.
prayed that “God Almighty grants Kabiyesi’s soul eternal repose and the people he left behind the fortitude to bear this loss”, the statement surmised.