Three prominent traditional rulers in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, have been reported dead when their vehicle rammed into an oncoming truck.
The three monarchs, from the Oriire local government Area, are Olodogbo of Odogbo, Onibowula of Bowula, and Alayetoro of Ayetoro.
They were said to be attending the burial ceremony of the mother of another traditional ruler, Oloolo of Oolo, Oba Oyebunmi Ajayi. They were reported to be on their way to the party when the accident occurred.
Olodogbo was confirmed dead on the spot but it’s unclear at what point the other two passed away.
Speaking to newsmen, a medical source at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital Ogbomoso, confirmed the incident.
It was confirmed that the bodies of the monarchs have been deposited in the hospital’s morgue.
The medical source said: “confirmed, the incident happened. It is true.”