Breaking News: Olupele of Ipele joins ancestors

A first class Monarch in Ondo State, Oba Victor Oluwasegun Aganun (Iredokun 1), the 19th Olupele of Ipele has joined his ancestors.

One of his sons, Prince Olatunbosun Aganun while breaking the news to the Chiefs at the palace on Wednesday morning said, “we are not going to mourn our father-kabiyesi as he has instructed, having lived a fulfilled life”

In his words: “Kabiyesi died as a hero and he did make history in Ipele as the 1st crowned King to be upgraded to Grade A Class of Council of Obas and the First Olupele the sitting Governor of the state officially presented staff of office to.”

Prince Aganun who has dully Informed the Chiefs, seeks immediate traditional rites for the Olupele.

Kabiyesi Olupele was elected on Thursday 24th March, 2022 and staff of office presented to him by the Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON on 26th day of August, 2022.

Oba Victor Oluwasegun Aganun was born on 25th June, 1948 to the families of Late High Chief Jacob Eleduma of Iredokun lineage of Akapo Ilana Quarter of Ipele and Mrs. Comfort Bolatiwa Aganun of Kolawole Isekiri of Ebuli Oma-Oliyere of Igemi Quarter, Ipele.

Kabiyesi is survived by his beloved wife Olori Banke Aganun, Children and Grand Children.


May his soul find rest.



Ayokunle Adedeji

Chief Press Secretary to Olupele of Ipele and Ipele Media Editor-in-Chief

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