In demise of Alagba,new Tortise was deliver to soun’s palace by Oyo State Governmentis to substitute Alagba, the 344-year-old Tortoise, that died in October 2019 and has been embalmed.
The new Tortoise was presented by Bar. Olasunkanmi Olaleye,the Honourable Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology in the state,together with the Caretaker Chairman Ogbomoso South Local Government, Hon Oyedokun Oyeniyi Timothy, and the Caretaker Chairman Ogbomoso North Local Government, Hon. Ibrahim Ajagbe to the monarch, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III.
The Commissioner, while presenting the new Tortoise in the company of the two chairmen, indicated it that the activities was carried out with the Governor of the Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde,to express delight to the king and the people of Ogbomosoland
This was done by the governor to restore the symbolic emblem lost since the demise of the historical being (Alagba). The Commissioner wished the king(kabiyesi) a joyful reign,He congratulated the people of Ogbomosoland for the privilege of having Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III as their monarch.