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Olubadan Of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Cause Of Death



Olubadan Of Ibadanland, the monarch has died at age 93. Oba Saliu Adetunji who has been battling with an illness for some time now.

Oba Saliu Adetunji joined his ancestors in the early hours of Sunday at the University College Hospital – UCH, Ibadan.

Olubadan Of Ibadanland Cause Of Death

Director of Media and Publicity, Adeola Oloko to the monarch, said in a statement, “Olubadan passes on, to be buried today”.

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The statement read, “The 41st Olubadan of Ibadanland, and Chairman, Oyo State Council of Obas and Chiefs, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1 has joined his ancestor.

“Oba Adetunji, 93, passed away in the early hours of this morning at the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan. Oba Saliu Adetunji is survived by his wife, Olori Rashidat Ololade Adetunji, Children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Oba Saliu Adetunji will be buried at 4.00 pm today at his Popoyemoja, Ibadan Palace according to Muslim rites. Other things follow later.”

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