BREAKING: Oldest Palace Worker At Alaafin of Oyo Dies At 120

The Oldest palace worker at Alaafin of Oyo in Oyo State, Morenikeji Lasisi, popularly known as Baba Keji, is dead.

Baba Keji died in the early hours of Monday at the Alaafin’s palace, Oyo at the age of 120 years.

Baba Keji who was regarded as the oldest person in the palace, served three Alaafins before he died in the early hours of today.

Lasisi who had served in the palace for 77 years.

His death came ten months after the demise of Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, who he served for 51 years before he joined his ancestors.


He will be buried today according to Islamic rites.

Baba Keji was referred to as a loyal steward and unrepentantly dedicated to his primary duties in the palace of the Alaafin of Oyo.

“He performs his duties, diligently, as assigned by the Alaafin,” said one of the palace aides.

He was known to be a companion in the Alaafin’s palace, who possesses authentic facts about a lot of histories as far as the kingship and palace are concerned


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