Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan, has died at the age of 93 years.
Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, described the first class monarch’s death as a “shock”.
“The news of the death of our father, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, came as a shock.
“His wealth of experience, his immense wisdom, and his commitment to seeing a greater Ibadan and a better Oyo State are unrivalled.
“Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria and humanity at large will miss Kabiyesi, who was ever ready to give his all to see a better society.”
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