The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has died at the age of 93. ayokinews.com reports
Olubadan’s death was confirmed to the press by sources within the palace.
“It is what you have heard. Baba (Olubadan) has joined his ancestors,” a source from the palace said.
Also confirming the monarch’s death, the Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, said, “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.”