BREAKING: Mourning As C&S Leader Baba Aladura Dies at Age 103

BREAKING: Mourning As C&S Leader Baba Aladura Dies at Age 103

  • Members of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church Worldwide have lost a strong force
  • The spiritual father and leader of the church, Prophet Samuel Adefila Abidoye, has passed on at the age of 103
  • The church's secretary general, Ademola Odetundun, confirmed the demise of the renowned cleric via a statement

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Ilorin, Kwara state - The spiritual father and chairman of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church Worldwide, Prophet Samuel Abidoye, also known as Baba Aladura, has passed on.

Kwara state, Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church Worldwide, Prophet Samuel Adefila Abidoye
Baba Aladura reportedly died at the age of age of 103. Photo credit: Prophet Samuel Adefila Abidoye
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Church confirms death of C&S leader Baba Aladura

His demise was announced by the church's secretary general, Ademola Odetundun, on Sunday, November 12, 2023.

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The church further confirmed the development in a statement made available to The Punch on Monday, November 13.

Odetundun said the spiritual father died on Sunday morning at about 10 am at the age of 103 in his Ilorin home, the Kwara state capital.

“He passed on peacefully,” he said.

The church added that burial arrangements would be announced later.

It was also gathered that remains of the spiritual father had been taken to a mortuary in the state capital, The Nigerian Tribune report added.

Baba Aladura was born on June 26, 1920, as a prince at Omu Aran, Irepodun local government of Kwara state.

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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