The Olowo of Owo, Oba Olateru-Olagbegi, has passed on at the age of 77.
The monarch who was the eldest son of the late Sir Titus Olateru-Olagbegi was crowned in 1999 by the Owo kingmakers but was given the staff of office by the late governor Olusegun Agagu in December 11, 2003.
He was a lawyer and received his first degree in law from London, UK and attended Nigeria Law school, in 1968 before practising Law under the tutelage of late Fatai Williams and rose to the peak of his career as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
Late Oba Olateru was a lecturer in the Nigerian Law School, where he retired as a reader in 1999 and he was appointed as Chancellor of University of Benin (Nigeria) in 2005 and later University of Abuja.
He is survived by his Olori Ololade Olateru-Olagbegi, a barrister and law lecturer at Ondo State University, and they are blessed with children.Do you want to be the first to get these news,updates and vital info?