Breaking: First Class Monarch joins Ancestors in Ondo State

The Olowo of Owo in Ondo state, Oba Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi CFR has joined his ancestors. Oba Olateru-Olagbegi Oba Olagbegi passed away last night at the age of 77.

He was installed as the traditional ruler of the ancient town in 2003 by the late governor Olusegun Agagu.

He was appointed Chancellor of the University of Benin in 2005 and later chancellor University of Abuja.

He is currently chancellor of the University of Jos and former chairman of the Ondo council of Obas.

He was married to Olori Ololade Olateru Olagbegi and the family was blessed with children and grandchildren.


  • <cite class="fn">Lekan Fadeyi</cite>

    May Kabiyesi Ologho, Oba (Dr) David Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi rest well with his forefathers.
    My regards to a loving elderly friend, staunch believer in the sanctity of Owo culture, distinguished monarch, fighter par excellence, one time olori omo Olowo, former Ojomo Oluda of Ijebu-Owo, Oba John Agboola Ojomo who provided me with all that I needed to cover the turbulence that arose in the wake of Oba Olateru-Olagbegi’s choice and coronation for the Guardian on Sunday, then.

  • <cite class="fn">Temitope Falusi</cite>

    For real…

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