It is no longer news that the media is awash with allegations of one of Alaafin of Oyo’s wife, Olori Badirat allegedly sleeping with Fuji Music star, King Wasiu Ayinde (KWAM 1). But who are the remaining wives of the monarch?
Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III is the Alaafin of Oyo, the traditional ruler of Oyo empire. The Alaafin of Oyo is arguably one of the most respected Yoruba monarchs. Recently, there was the ability to see all the Alaafin of Oyo wives at the celebration of his daughter’s wedding.
According to Wikipedia, the monarch is married to seven women, but some other media sources say that he has only four wives, others confirm the number is seven wives, some talk about even ten wives.
The First Wife:
Ayaba Abibat Adeyemi is Alaafin of Oyo’s first wife. The 81-year-old, highly-revered woman, is the same age as the monarch. Their marriage lasts for 59 years, and she is the mother of monarch’s first children.
The Youngest Wife: As regards varying reports, Badirat Adeyemi is the youngest and she is 29 years old. Also known as Olori Ola, Badirat is very popular and active onsocial media with hundred of thousands followers and numerous adorable photos. She is a mother of two twin boys.
The young queen is always with a monarch, and they are very close. Badirat Adeyemi is also very close with another young wife of the monarch. Her name is Queen Memunat, and it seems like the youngest wives are the best friends.
Unfortunately, not many details are known about other wives of the monarch, but there are several photos of how they spend time together.
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