The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliiu Adetunji dies at 93

 By Benjamin Arida://

Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan, has passed away in the early morning of Sunday, 2nd January, 2022.

The Raya father passed away in the early hours of Sunday at the University College Hospital, UCH in Ibadan.

The palace is yet to make an official announcement, but sources in the palace confirmed his death to the press.

The Ibadan Monarch, who died at the age of 93, ascended the throne in March 4, 2016 following the demise of his predecessor, Samuel Odulana Odungade.

A former lawmaker, Senator Lekan Balogun, may be next in line to succeed the departed monarch.

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