Youngest Yoruba monarch graduates from secondary school
His Royal Majesty Oba Oloyede Akinghare ll is the Arujale Ojima Okeluse, Ose Local Government Area, Ondo State’s graduate of high school.
Akinghare (19), who is believed to be the youngest Yoruba ruler in Nigeria, graduated Saturday, August 13.
After the death of his father, he was 16 years old when he was crowned King in 2020.
The teen monarch posted photos from his graduation ceremony on his Instagram page. He thanked his family and school for their support.
“Congratulations to me as the journey of 6 years in secondary school finally ended today thankful to God Almighty, my parents, my sisters, my chiefs, my friends, well-wishers and the entire citizens of Okeluse Kingdom for all the support everyone of you have rendered throughout the 6years of being in a boarding school,” he wrote.
”My journey into adulthood begins now with the numerous tasks ahead of me and I implore every single lover out there to support me as I can’t do this alone
“I will continue to strive for the development of my kingdom, my people and elevating the stool of my forefathers into greatness. HRM OBA OLOYEDE ADEYEOBA AKINGHARE II, THE ARUJALE (OJIMA) OF OKELUSE KINGDOM”