Reverend (Mrs) Tola Oyediran, nee Awolowo, is dead.
She died on Friday, 16 October 2020. Mrs Oyediran would have celebrate her 80th birthday on December 1.
She was the eldest child of the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Until her demise, Mrs Oyediran was the Chairman Board of Directors of African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN), publishers of Tribune titles.
She was fondly known as Mama Ibadan.
A family source said she did not show any sign of illness except for old age .
“She was still hale and hearty till yesterday night,” the source said.