The first class Oba died last night at the age of 77 years.
Oba Dr. Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi was installed as the traditional ruler of Owo town in the year 2003 by the late governor Olusegun Agagu.
He was appointed Chancellor of the University of Benin in 2005 and later chancellor University of Abuja.
He is currently chancellor of the University of Jos and former chairman of the Ondo council of Obas.
He was married to Olori Ololade Olateru Olagbegi and the family was blessed with children and grandchildren.