An estranged spouse of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Olori Badirat Olaitan Adeyemi, has mourned the monarch, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, who died late Friday night, aged 83.
In an Instagram put up on Monday, Olori Badirat shared an emotional tribute to the late monarch, revealing that they shared a sturdy bond as she married him when she was once 19.
Badirat stated that the bond she shared with the Alaafin should be likened to that of a “siamese” however everything flopped when “they had an inkling about whom your favourite was.”
Sharing a photo of the monarch, she wrote, “I used to be wondering it’s all lies and that you are coming back however I’m afraid I was wrong.
“The father of my kids, whom I met at an impressionable age, left when it was least expected. Whenever I tell human beings that the bond we share can be likened to that of a ‘Siamese’, having been married to you at age 19, they are extra than transfixed.
“We had been virtually best of pals however the moment they had an inkling about whom your favorite was, the whole lot flopped.
“Alas! the children and I can’t see you anymore nor communicate with you any longer however I vehemently agree with you are seeing us, how I desire we can nonetheless have few phrases because I’ve received a total lot to tell you.
“You continue to be to me, the exceptional father, instructor and mentor and husband that ever bestrode the landscapes. Almighty Allah will forgive all your sins and take delivery of your return.”
Queen Ola, as she is popularly known, grew to be outstanding in the news after her exit from the Alaafin’s palace in 2020.