The Soun Of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, is dead.

Family sources say the 95-year-old monarch died on Sunday morning, December 12.

The palace is expected to announce his demise soon.

Born on May 27, 1926, in Ogbomoso, Oba Oyewumi ascended the throne on October 24, 1973.

He spent 48 years on the throne.