The Alaafin of Oyo wives once again made a spectacular appearance with their husband Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III as they attended the Oranyan 2016 Gbegiri Day in Oyo state yesterday.The Olori's have become celebrities in their own right as Nigerians are fascinated by the beautiful young ladies who always accompany the Alaafin in matching costumes on his various public engagements. See more photos after the cut...
So how many wives does the Alaafin of Oyo have?Well nobody knows the exact amount,but the but not many know the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Adeyemi's first wife, Ayaba Abibat Adeyemi.She is refered to as ‘first lady & strong pillar of the Alaafin’. The 77-year-old highly-revered woman is also same age with with the Alaafin. She turned 77 in December 2015.
|Abibat Adeyemi is the first wife of the Alaafin of Oyo|
Alaafin of Oyo and Ayaba Abibat have been married for about 58 years as they met when they were in their late-teenage years. Ayaba Abibat is the mother of Alaafin’s first child (daughter) and the Aremo (first son). The royal couple have between them 5 highly-successful children and grandchildren. Three of Kabiyesi and Ayaba Abibat’s children were born before he ascended the throne in 1970.
The wives of the Alaafin became international celebrities when the Alaafin of Oyo in Westfield pictures went viral.He came into the shopping center with his wives and the whole place went crazy.Foreigners were mesmerized by this king and his wives dressed in matching outfits looking so regal.
|With his wives in Westfield Shopping mall London.|
The Alaafin of Oyo likes to keep fit.He is said to jog 3 hours every week and still exercises every morning.We saw some pictures of him doing some flexibility exercises.He also still spars with the punch bag,being an ex boxer from his youth.The Alaafin of Oyo net worth is said to run into millions of dollars,from his many investments and business deals,but we don't have quite an exact figure.