Olubadan Of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Is Dead

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has died at the age of 93.

This is according to palace sources who wanted their identity undisclosed.

“Even if he is dead, it is the governor that will announce it,” one of his media aides told PUNCH.

Another aide said in Yoruba, “You don’t hear bad news from a priest,” and cut the phone.

Efforts to reach Taiwo Adisa, media aide to the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, proved abortive as of the time of filing this report.

Adetunji was born on August 26, 1928 and was the first of 17 children of his parents.

He was crowned the 41st Olubadan on March 4, 2017, .

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