Olubadan of Ibadan dies at 93

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The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has died at the age of 93. The monarch died in the early hours of Sunday, January 2.

The monarch who ruled over 11 local government areas that make up of Ibadan died less than one month after the death of Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi.

Sources at the Popoyemoja palace of the Olubadan revealed that the Olubadan died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.

Adetunji, who was crowned the 41st Olubadan on March 4, 2017, was born on August 26, 1928.