All Markets in Ibadan to be Shut on Monday Over Olubadan’s Demise

In honour of Oba Saliu Adetunji Ajeogunguniso 1, who joined his ancestors earlier today, the Babaloja General of Oyo state, Alhaji Asiwaju Yekini Abass Oladapo has directed that all markets in Ibadanland be shut tomorrow (Monday) 3rd January, 2022.

He made this known in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Ibadan.

The statement read, “Babaloja-General of Oyo State on behalf of all traders, has commiserated with all sons and daughters of Ibadanland, the Oyo state government led by Governor ‘Seyi Makinde, the CCII, the state Traditional Council, Olubadan-in-Council and Olori Rasheedat Adetunji, over the demise of His Imperial Majesty Oba Saliu Adetunji Ajeogunguniso 1st”.

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The number one trader in the state noted that the contribution of Oba Saliu Adetunji to the development of Ibadanland, makes markets in the state witness great patronage.

“Arising from an emergency meeting of market leaders council in Oyo state, Alh. Asiwaju Yekini Abass Oladapo (YK ABASS) stated that the council agreed that all market in Ibadanland should be closed on Monday, 3rd January, 2022 to honour the demise of the Paramount ruler of Ibadanland.

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“He prayed for the repose of the soul of Oba Saliu Adetunji Ajeogunguniso the first and Allah grant him Aljana fridaous”, the statement added.

Meanwhile, the remains of the late monarch was interred this evening at his Popoyemoja Palace, Ibadan after the Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh AbdulGaniy Agbotomokekere and other top Islamic leaders said prayers.


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