A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, has commiserated with the family, friends, Olubadan-in-council, Oyo State Council of Obas, Ibadan indigines over the demise of Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, describing him as a brave and courageous leader.
Akande-Sadipe, in a condolence message issued by his media aide, Olamilekan Olusada, noted that the late monarch led his people with utmost diligence and unassuming dedication, commending his strong advocate for peace, progress and development.
She added that the late monarch would long be remembered in the annals of Ibadan and Oyo State for being an exemplar in virtually all facets of life.
“On behalf of my constituency, I extend my condolences to the good people of Ibadan land, the Olubadan-in-council, and the immediate family members of the late Oba Adetunji,” she said.
The Oluyole Federal Representative said the late monarch was a creditable leader whose reign as Olubadan united his people, and witnessed massive development in the state.
“With heavy heart, I mourn and condole with the immediate family of our father, Oba Saliu Adetunji, the 41st Olubadan of Ibadan land, the people of Ibadan land and Oyo State as a whole. The passing unto glory of our Father has saddened us all.
“Kabiyesi lived a very value-added and meaningful life ascending the throne in 2016. Prior to that he had a fruitful fashion designing business and his music label promoted famous musicians such as Wasiu Ayinde Marshal and Dauda Epo Akara.
“I pray that God should repose the soul of the departed monarch and comfort the family and the people of Ibadan,” she added.