Saraki Condoles With Oyo Govt Over Death Of Olubadan Of lbadan

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FORMER Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commiserated with the government and people of Oyo State over the death of the Olubadan of Ibadan Land, HRH Oba Saliu Adetunji which occured on Sunday morning, January 2, 2022.

In a condolence message conveyed through his Twitter handle, Saraki described the late Oba Adetunji as a peaceful and renowned royal father who devoted his life and royal authority to the development of people across the nation.

He said, “My deepest condolences to the government and people of Oyo State, the Olubadan Council, and the family of His Royal Highness, over the passing of our renowned royal father, HRH Oba Saliu Adetunji, the 41st Olubadan of Ibadan land.

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“As we join his family, friends, and well-wishers across the nation to mourn Oba Adetunji’s painful passing, we take comfort in the fact that throughout his impressive life, he devoted himself to the development of people across the nation.”

Saraki prayed for peaceful repose of his soul.

The monarch who aged 93 years, reportedly passed away at the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan.

He was crowned the 41st Olubadan of Ibadan on March 4, 2016.

Prior to his coronation as the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji was the Balogun (warrior) of Ibadan Land.

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