HRH OBA ELIJAH OYUN
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1922 - 2015
1922, 8th October: Born to the family of Pa David Oyun (alias Baba Egbe) and Sarah Dada
1940: Obtained his Standard Six Certificate
1941: Began his teaching career with his employment by the Sudan Interior Mission (SIM) as pupil-teacher.
1941-1952: Taught at various schools in places like Egbe Ponyan Ogbe and Ejiba.
1952: Married his late wife Mrs. Alice Abosede Oyun (nee Sanni)
1953: Admitted to the then Institute of Commerce Ibadan for an Advanced Certificate Course.
1955: Attended an Executive Course in Accounting at the Institute of Administration Zaria.
1956: Began his career at the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) as Senior Accounts Clerk at its Ilorin station.
1968-1969: Completed Advanced Management Course at the Institute of Administration (Congo Campus) Ahmadu Bello University Zaria on in-service.
1984: Retired from Radio Kwara as Controller of Administration. He had earlier transferred his service from NBC, which later became Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).
1988: Became Olukoro of Koro
1992: Lost his wife of 40 years, Mrs. Alice Abosede Oyun
1994: Crowned Oba and assumed the title of Olugboi III.
2012: Celebrated his 90th birthday
2012: Senator Simeon Ajibola commissioned a 200-seat multi-purpose Community Center completed by the Adegoke Princes and donated to the Koro Community in honor of Kabiyesi’s 90th birthday.
2015, 11th January: His Royal Highness Oba Adegoke Elijah Oyun, Olukoro of Koro, passed on to a glorious rest peacefully in his sleep at the age of 92.
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Bayo Adegoke lit a candle on 04/22/2016:
""Bami" just thinking about you! I miss you dearly!!"
Ugwu Ndubuisi lit a candle on 04/06/2015:
"Ur kind is rare. U are a gift to mankind. Even when u are gone, u left behind ur perfect replacement: JIMMY. Adieu Baba"
Lea &. Edem Adubra lit a candle on 03/28/2015:
"We are connected to HRH OBA ELIJAH through Jimmy. May God be with the whole family. OBA Elijah Adegoke Oyun lives on..."
Lauren Oluwadarasimi Kusa lit a candle on 03/27/2015:
"The world's best great-grand pa! ADIEU"
Kemi Kusa lit a candle on 03/27/2015:
"You will always be on my mind.............Adi-eu grandpa"
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"May him rip"
Tugbobo Afolabi lit a candle on 03/17/2015:
"Daddy you are someone that inspired everyone that comes around you. (R I P)"
Esseyin Funke lit a candle on 03/10/2015:
"He was enriched with grace and died a proud king. The grace from God will inspire you all for maximun impact. Peace."
Areje Adegoke lit a candle on 03/10/2015:
"Ba mi, you were a force to reckon with. Rest in the bosom of the Lord."
Eteyen Adegoke lit a candle on 03/09/2015:
"I thank God for the live you lived, and the children you raised are a testament to your good work."
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