BREAKING: Tributes at eighth-day prayer for late Olubadan

BREAKING: Tributes at eighth-day prayer for late Olubadan

Tributes continued to pour in for the late Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Lekan Balogun, as his eighth-day Islamic ‘Firdau’ prayer was held on Friday in Ibadan..READ FULL ARTICLE HERE>>>>

The monarch, the forty second Olubadan, died final week on the College School Hospital (UCH) Ibadan after a short sickness.

The prayer, which was held at Mapo corridor in Ibadan, had in attendance dignitaries, clerics and conventional rulers throughout Ibadan land.

Earlier on Thursday, the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, whereas paying a condolence go to to the household of the late monarch at his Alarere residence, disclosed that he has authorized N55 million for the prayer, promising that the state authorities will give the late monarch a befitting burial.

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Tributes at eighth-day prayer for late Olubadan
Tributes at eighth-day prayer for late Olubadan

The Chief Imam of Ibadan land, Abdulganiy Agbotomokekere, led Muslim leaders on the prayer.

Mr Agbotomokekere, throughout his lecture, harped on the necessity for individuals to maintain doing good whereas alive as they have no idea after they’ll return to their maker.

Christian leaders in addition to conventional leaders additionally provided their prayers.

Our father’s loss of life, an ideal loss – Youngsters

Talking with PREMIUM TIMES, two of the late Olubadan’s youngsters, Olayinka Balogun and Funmi Osinowo, described the loss of life of their father as an ideal loss.

Ms Olayinka stated her father was a really tolerant and non-tribalistic individual, including that faith was a private factor to him.

Tributes at eighth-day prayer for late Olubadan
Tributes at eighth-day prayer for late Olubadan

She acknowledged that his non-tribalistic nature led him to marry wives from Edo, Igala in addition to the Yoruba tribe.

“He was a really tolerant individual. He was very supportive, particularly when his youngsters are involved, and at all times very comforting,” she stated.

On her half, Ms Osinowo acknowledged that her father was a revolutionary and an superior man.

She acknowledged that her household will miss the late Olubadan drastically, and prayed that his legacy would endure.

“We thank God for his life and we pray that the blessings of God will likely be on the kids he left behind. God will deliver us collectively the way in which my father needed earlier than he handed on,” she added.

Olubadan died when he was wanted most -ALGON

In the meantime, the chairman, Affiliation of Native Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, Sikiru Sanda, has stated that the late Olubadan died when he was wanted probably the most.

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Tributes at eighth-day prayer for late Olubadan
Tributes at eighth-day prayer for late Olubadan

Addressing journalists on the prayer venue, Mr Sanda, who can be the chairman, Egbeda Native Authorities Space, stated the loss of life of the late Olubadan was a impolite shock to him, including that his exit was an ideal loss to the nation...READ FULL ARTICLE HERE>>>>

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