The Chief Imam of Oyo, Shelkh Moshood Ajokidero led other faithful on Saturday to observe Janazah (funeral prayers) on the remains of late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, who returned to Almighty Allah on Friday, April 22.
The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Janazat prayer is an Islamic prayer conducted on the deceased before going for final interment by 4.00 p.m.
The prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Oyoland, Shelkh Moshood Ajokidero at exactly 11.55 p.m.
It was attended by Islamic clerics, sympathisers and some politicians.
NAN, however, gathered that the body of the late Alaafin would be laid to rest at Baara after other traditional rites might have been conducted.
Addressing newsmen after the prayer, Mr Ajokidero said the deceased had contributed his qoutas to the development of Oyo Town, Oyo State and Nigeria in general.
The Chief Imam said the late Alaafin impacted on the lives of many people positively and would forever be remembered for his good deeds.
He called on the livings to always impact positively on humanity, adding that everyone would be remembered for his or her deeds, either good or bad.
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