The late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will be buried today, according to the Popoyemoja Palace.
The palace announced this in a press statement issued by Adeola Oloko, its Director of Media and Publicity, captioned “Olubadan passes on, will be buried today.”
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.
“He is survived by his wife, Olori Rashidat Ololade Adetunji, Children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
“He 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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