- A short clip has shown the late Olubadan, Saliu Adetunji, playing with his family and singing as he stayed on his bed
- The late Ibadan monarch forced laughter at different moments during the video despite the fact that he looked weak
- Many Nigerians who reacted to the video said that it is good he brought up his children well while he was alive
In the emotional video, the king was on his bed as he was surrounded by many family members who sang with him.
He was happy though looked weak
At a point, they switched to the monarch's song so he can sing along with them. Oba Saliu stopped them during the song so that he can take the lead.
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It was a jovial atmosphere. Everybody felt good in the presence of the king. Despite looking frail, the late Olubadan tried laughing.
Watch the clip below:
At the time of writing the report, the video has gathered over 100 comments with thousands of reactions. Legit.ng compiled some of them:
"I don't know him but seeing what the children does it says it all. As only does children upbringing and his deeds can save him now, it clearly shows he directed them to know Allah..."
"As it should be normally....God pls keep us safe till our very old age."
"There will be a time in one’s life when no amount of INCOME/PROFITS will be enough."
"Heya, baba knows he was getting closer RIP."
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"It's actually a beautiful thing to see....May God forgive him and grant him aljanat firdaus...ameen."
"Baba wey don they see death already !!! May his soul rest in peace."
Prospective Olubadan receives support
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that of the 11 members of the Olubadan-in-Council, 10 gave their full support for the nomination of Lekan Balogun as the next Olubadan.
In addition, the council on Wednesday, January 5, dismissed claims that a legal tussle could thwart the succession to the Olubadan throne.
The council's position was made public by Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, during a briefing by the kingmakers on Wednesday.