Gboah.com: Meet Alaafin Of Oyo's First Wife That Allowed Him Marry Other Wives In Their Marriage Of Over 60 Years (Photos)

Meet Alaafin Of Oyo's First Wife That Allowed Him Marry Other Wives In Their Marriage Of Over 60 Years (Photos)


The love between the Alaafin of Oyo HIM Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi (82) and his first wife Ayaba Abibat Nihinlola Adeyemi (81), is without a doubt excessively solid as the couple have stayed strong after over 60 years of marriage. 

As reported by City People, Iya Adodo, as she is fondly called, has been decribed by numerous individuals as a woman with a large heart and quality characters. She is not just a wife but the pillar behind Alaafin of Oyo as she is cherishing, warm and accomdating.

Ayaba Abibat is said to have encouraged Alaafin to marry another wife, and today he has more than 10 wives.


Before Alaafin Adeyemi, ascended the throne of his forefathers in 1970, he allegedly met and married Ayaba Abibat when she was in secondary school, at the age of 17. Their meeting was said to be through Alaafin's late younger sister who was attending the same school with Ayaba sometimes in 1956.

Following that Ayaba learned the trade of sewing and became a trained tailor after she followed Alaafin to Lagos where he was working with an insurance company.


The couple live in Lagos and had three children before Alaafin Adeyemi became king. Their marriage later produced additional two making it five children they have together, three girls and two boys. 

All of the children are grown and highly successful. They are likewise blessed with numerous grandchildren.

Ayaba Abibat comprehends what it intends to an Olori not just to any king, but a well-respected king in Yorubaland, as she said to be clever and in vogue.


Regardless of her age, Ayaba Abibat, still holds herself with so much regard and dignity beffiting of her status up till now.

Ayaba Abibat is very much cherished and respected among other wives. She is a good example for some and an ideal example of a what a virtuous woman ought to be.

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