Buhari Oloto, the popular Lagos socialite and monarch, has passed away at the age of 80.
Oloto’s death was confirmed by Hakeem Bamgbola, the vice-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos central.
It was learnt the monarch died on Thursday at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja.
His death was also announced by Esho Promotions in a post on Facebook.
“The new and first Oba of Aguda in Lagos State Oba Alade Ishola Oloto has joined his ancestors today after battling an undisclosed ailment,” the post read.
“He was one of the greatest friends of late Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister and rocked the social circle together.”
Oloto, who was a close associate of Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, the late iconic Fuji musician, became the Oba of Iguruland in Aguda, Surulere, in September 2020.