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Oba Oniru Dies At 82 Years


A prominent Lagos king, His majesty Oba, Idowu Abiodun Oniru is dead at 82 years of age.

According to report, Oniru died in the early hours of Monday in Lagos after a brief illness. The Lagos based first-class monarch celebrated his 82nd birthday early in the month.

He was survived by wives, children among whom are former Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Adesegun Oniru, Justice Aishat Opesanwo, On-Air personality Tolu Demuren (a.k.a Toolz), grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Oba Oniru succeeded his father in 1995.

He was born on September 6, 1947 and the 12th of the 15 children of the long-reigning Oba Yesufu Oniru, who died at the age 120.




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