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Buhari mourns as Awolowo’s eldest daughter, Tola Oyediran, exits

Pres. Muhammadu Buhari

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the death of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s eldest daughter, Mrs Tola Oyediran, aged 80.

Persecondnews reports that the late Oyediran is survived by widower, Prof. A.B.O Oyediran, a one-time Vice-Chancellor of the Univerisity of Ibadan, children and the last of her sibling, Dr Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu, a former Nigerian Ambassador.

In his condolence message released by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari mourns the passing Oyediran, urging the family to take solace in the investments of the deceased in making life better for others.

The statement reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari sends condolences to the family of late Premier of the Western Region and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo over the passing of Mrs Tola Oyediran, eldest daughter of the sage.

“The President commiserates with friends and associates of Mrs Oyediran, particularly her only surviving sister, Mrs Tokunbo Awolowo, over the sad loss, urging the family to take solace in the investments of the deceased in making life better for others.

“As the family mourns, President Buhari prays that the Almigty God will receive the soul of the departed, and comfort all her loved ones.”

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