Baba Olalere Ayalu is Dead !!
Death has occured in ibadan of the 100 year Old leader of the Agbekoya movement in Yorubaland Baba Olalere Ayalu.
In a release signed by Otunba deji Osibogun said Baba Ayalu as he is fondly called “is one of the last heroes of the famous Agbekoya Riots of the 60’s”
Part of the statement reads:
“Baba Ayalu in his lifetime was a patroit of Yorubaland rising on several occassion to lend support for the protection and actualisation of Yorubaland .
“He was the founding President of Yoruba koya movement before it metamorphosed into Yoruba koya leadership and Training foundation where he served as a patron
“Ayalu lived a life full of struggle and spartan discipline.He will be greatly missed as we continue our sojourn for a land of Peace and Plenty for Yorubaland .
“He will be buried according to muslim rites later today ..
May his soul Rest in Peace
Otunba deji Osibogun
On behalf of YKltf”