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Alaafin of Oyo oldest palace worker dies at 120

Morenikeji Lasisi, the 120-year-old worker at the Alaafin of Oyo’s palace is dead. A palace source said he died on Sunday and has been buried…

Morenikeji Lasisi, the 120-year-old worker at the Alaafin of Oyo’s palace is dead.

A palace source said he died on Sunday and has been buried according to Islamic rites yesterday.

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Lasisi, also known as Baba Keji, reportedly served and outlived three Alaafin.

His death came 10 months after the demise of Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, who he served for 51 years before he joined his ancestors.

 

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