The traditional ruler of Owo kingdom, Oba Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi is dead.

Oba Olateru-Olagbegi, who died yesterday night at the age of 77, was the eldest son of the late Sir Titus Olateru-Olagbegi.

The late monarch was installed in 1999 by the Owo kingmakers but was given the staff of office by the late governor Olusegun Agagu on 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.