Iyalode of Yorubaland, Iyalode Alaba Lawson has commiserates with family of late Rev(Mrs) Tola Oyediran-Awolowo, the eldest child late Obafemi Awolowo Dynasty of Ikenne in Ogun State.
Penpushing reports that, Lawson in a statement said the deceased having fought a good fight and won lived a simple Christian life worth of emulation, praying for her soul to rest in perfect peace till the resurrection day.
‘Iyalode Alaba Lawson commiserate with late Pa Obafemi Awolowo Dynasty of Ikenne, Remo, Ogun State on the home call of a worthy daughter – Revd. Mrs. Tola Oyediran. She had fought a good fight and won’, the statement stated.
‘Revd. Mrs.Tola Oyediran lived a simple Christian life worthy of emulation. May her noble soul rest in perfect peace till the resurrection day when we meet to part no more. Adieu! Adieu!! Adieu!!!’, the statement reads
Penpushing further reports that, Oyediran fondly called Mama Ibadan was reported dead on Friday and until her death was the Chairman Board of Directors of African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN), Publishers of Tribune titles.
The deceased was said not go give any sign of ailment before death took her away, and after her demise number of symphatizers have continued to visit her private residence in Ibadan, Oyo State on condolence visit.
Penpushing reports that, as at the time of filing this report, the family in conjuction with the management of the African Newspapers of Nigeria(ANN), Publishers of Tribune titles are making arrangements for her burial which is expected to be announced as soon as meeting is concluded