The Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III is one of the most powerful and respected kings in South West, Nigeria and beyond the shore of the country.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III is the traditional ruler of the Oyo, and by extension have his wings in some other towns and villages in other part of Yorubaland and beyond. He was known generally with his high activeness and attractive dancing skills. His rich knowledge about Yoruba history and culture can not be over emphasized, as he was well respected by and large.
Though, there have been many controversial information about the exact number of Alaafin’s wives, and no one has actually either dispute the 7 identifiable number or counter the number quoted. And in this picture, we have 7 identifiable wives of the first class monarch.
The Alaafin Lamidi Adeyemi III was coronated on November 18th, 1970, succeeding Alaafin Gbadegesin Ladigbolu II.