By Jimoh Ahmed, Ikare-Akoko
The Olusupare of Supare Akoko, Oba Kasali Adejoro Adedeji has joined his ancestors.
Oba Adejoro, according to a source in the palace, breathed his last on Monday.
The late monarch who died at the age of 77 reigned for 28 years having been enthroned in 1994.
According to the source, the late Olusupare has been indisposed for some period before he passed on.
A relation of Oba Adedeji sanusi Adelana described his reign as very progressive to the entire community as many sons and daughters of the town were very successful.
The chairman of Akoko Southwest local government Council of Traditional Rulers, Oba Yusuf Adebori Adeleye who is also the Olubaka of Oka Akoko, described his exit as very painful because of his brilliant debates and contribtions at obas meetings both at local government and state level.
Oba Adeleye commiserated with the entire Supare Akoko community the death of the oba.
In the janazat service for the late monarch, the Chief Imam of Supare Akoko and the Secretary of Ondo State League of Imams and Alfas, Sheik Abdul-Rasheed Akerele, described Oba Adejoro as a practising Muslim who was always punctual at all Islamic programes.
Akerele described him as a patron to many Islamic programmes.