The Olowo of Owo kingdom, Oba Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi is dead. Oba Olateru-Olagbegi died at the age of 77.

The late monarch who was installed in 1999 by the Owo kingmakers was a lawyer and received his first degree in law from London, UK .

He 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.

Oba Olateru also worked as a  lecturer in the Nigerian Law School, where he retired as a reader in 1999 and was appointed as Chancellor of University of Benin (Nigeria) in 2005 and later University of Abuja.

Until his death he has been  the Chancellor of the University of Jos, which is a federal university in Nigeria.

He is married to Ololade Olateru-Olagbegi, a barrister and law lecturer at Ondo State University, and they are blessed with children.