- The Olubadan of Ibadan Oba Saliu Adetunji has expressed concern over recurrent death of prominent Ibadan indigenes
- Oba Adetunji says he is tired of receiving news of the death of prominent indigenes of Ibadan, singling out eight of them
- The monarch says those who have died since January 2020 are going to be missed for their contributions to Ibadan in particular and Nigeria at large
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The Olubadan of Ibadan Oba Saliu Adetunji has said he is tired of receiving news of the death of prominent Ibadan indigenes in recent times.
The news of the death of prominent Ibadan indigenes has been successive since January 20, The Nation reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the monarch singled out eight prominent indigenes of Ibadan who passed away from January till date.
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The deceased were Amusa Gbadamosi, Dr Lekan Are, Emiola Adeshina, Chief Richard Akinjide (SAN) Chief Adebayo Adetunji (Onisiga).
Others were Chief Areoye Oyebola, ex-governor Abiola Ajimobi and Chief Bode Akindele.
Oba Adetunji said he thought it wise to seek the face of God to stop the continuous deaths.
At an interdenominational prayer organised by the monarch in conjunction with the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), the monarch said the people of Ibadan are going to miss the deceased for their contributions to Ibadan in particular and Nigeria in general.
In other news, a nurse based in the United States has said she and other Nigerians living in the North American country do not believe that coronavirus back home is real.
The nurse identified as Yetunde Ifelowo said Nigeria's population is just like New York, adding that Nigeria would have had more cases than the United States if the virus is real back home.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that as the body of one Babafemi Adebayo who died of coronavirus in Brazil was being bundled, his widow could be seen in a video broken down in tears as she begged him to wake up.
In the video, the woman begged her husband to wake up, saying his mother and children are at home.
The woman said: “Babafemi are you sleeping? Please wake up. Your mother is at home, your children are at home, your elder and younger siblings are at home. Please wake in the name of Jesus. Jesus have mercy on me. Jesus, take pity on me."
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