The Olowo of Owo in Ondo State Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi is dead.
Oba Olateru-Olagbegi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), reportedly died in the early hours of Wednesday at the age of 77.
He was born on June 26, 1941, and was given the staff of office as the Olowo of Owo on December 11, 2003, by the late Olusegun Agagu, former governor of Ondo State.
He is the eldest son of the late Olowo of Owo, Sir Titus Olateru Olagbegi II who he succeeded in 1999.
He received his first degree in law from London, UK and attended Nigeria Law school, in 1968.
The late monarch was a lecturer at the Nigerian Law School, where he retired as a reader in 1999.
He is married to Ololade Olateru-Olagbegi, a legal practitioner and law lecturer at the Ondo State University, and they are blessed with children and grandchildren.
Until his death, Oba Olateru-Olagbegi was the Chancellor of the University of Jos, (UNIJOS) Plateau state.