“Hold Alaafin Responsible If Anything Happens To Me Or My Children, My Life Is Being Threatened” – Alaafin of Oyo’s Estranged Wife, Queen Aanu Cries Out days after leaving Alaafin of Oyo, she reveals why she left the Marriage


Queen Aanu, estranged wife of Oba Lamidi Adeyemi the Alaafin of Oyo, has raised an alarm that her life is in danger after she took the decision to walk out of her marriage with the monarch.

Taking to her Instagram page, Queen Aanu revealed that she took the decision to walk out of the union as she couldn’t continue to live in bondage.

Alaafin of Oyo and Queen Anu
Alaafin of Oyo and Queen Anu

According to her, since she moved out of the palace, her life has been under serious threat. She said she recently survived a failed attempt to kidnap her.

See what she wrote below;

“It is with great sadness that I am putting out this statement. I deem it necessary to do so as I feel my life is being threatened as a result of me walking out of my marriage. The purpose of this statement is to let all and sundry know that should anything happen to me and my children it is as a result of my exit from the palace, and the monarch should be held responsible.

Alaafin of Oyo's Wife, Queen Anu
Alaafin of Oyo’s Wife, Queen Anu

It is not my wish to walk out of my marriage without reason, I can not continue to live under bondage as I wish to live and be the best I can for my children.

I chose not to grant any interview to any media outlet as this is my personal and private life in which for the sake of my children, I chose to leave quietly in order to live for them, however, if I feel my life is being threatened, on to which I walked out of my marriage to protect, I will not be quiet about this.

I know that people have formed their opinions, either biased or unbiased as to why I made the decision to marry the monarch or leave my marriage, without saying much, walk in my shoes first and see where it hurts before judging me. This is not to seek any sympathy, I just want it to be on record.

This is an outcry to protect my life, that I left the palace should not warrant a threat to my life. I can never deny my children the right to their father, however, it is only motherly for me to have them with me.

Olori Aanu Adeyemi
Olori Aanu Adeyemi

I was appalled to find out that my family is been harassed because my location is unknown to the King. The attempt to also have me kidnapped failed, and I can no longer keep my silence. I refuse to live in bondage and will do anything within my human right to be free. I just want to live and be the mother of my children.

I would like to seize this medium to tender my unreserved apology to anyone who perhaps may be disappointed or angry at me for putting out this statement, this has to be done as I don’t feel safe. My life is of utmost importance to me, I want to walk around without the fear of being stalked, or scared that anything might happen to me.

Queen Aanu”

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