Oba Samuel Durodola Afolabi II dies at 141
The Onilua of Ilua, Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State, Oba Samuel Durodola Afolabi II, is the ldest king in Oyo state.
He dies at 141.
He clock 141 years on Saturday in a brief illness, related to old age.
It is gather that the king, Oba Samuel Durodola Afolabi was born in 1879, to the Afolabi family in Ilua. He succeeded the previous King, Oba Majaro in 1981 after leaders and king makers in the Ilualand at the time stand in agreement to make him King.
He became king in the Ilua community when he was 102 years and has been in the kingship position for 38 years.
According to source, the late Oba Samuel Durodola was a commercial farmer at Arigidana, Baba Ode in Itesiwaju Local Government of the state before his coronation as king.