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Ibadan Markets To Be Shut On Monday In Honour Of Olubadan

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BY Bode Akinbode, Ibadan

All markets in Ibadan will be closed for business on Monday ,January 3rd, 2022 following the demise of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogunguniso I.

The monarch joined his ancestors at the age of 93 in the wee hours of Sunday, 2nd January 2022.

The announcement was made after an emergency meeting of market leaders council in Oyo State.

The Babaloja General of Oyo State, Alhaji Yekini Abass Oladapo, said the Council took the necessary decision to honour the departed monarch.

The Babaloja used the opportunity to commiserate with all sons and daughters of Ibadanland, the Oyo State government the CCII, the state Traditional Council, Olubadan- in-Council and Olori Rasheedat Adetunji over the demise of Oba Saliu Adetunji.

Alhaji Abass noted that the contribution of Oba Saliu Adetunji to the development of trade and commerce in Ibadanland prior to his ascension and as the Olubadan cannot be overemphasised.

He prayed that Allah would grant Oba Adetunji for Aljanah Firdaous and grant Ibadanland the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

 

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