A First class Monarch in Ogun State, Oba MICHAEL ADENIYI SONARIWO, the Akarigbo of Remoland, is dead.
The monarch who was the incumbent Chairman of the Ogun State Council of Obas reportedly died on Saturday, evening.
He was 80 years old.
OBA SONARIWO who ascended the throne on July 14, 1990, was flown to London a week ago following an illness.
SONARIWO, who was born in Ita Eleye in Lagos State in 1936, attended St. John School, Aroloya, Lagos from 1941 to 1949 before he proceeded to Methodist Boys High School from 1950 till 1955.
He became an orphan at six and had the ambition to become the Central Bank of Nigeria, governor. He later travelled abroad for further studies and series of training in tax and accounting profession, and worked with the Inland Revenue Service.