Funmi Iyanda’s Father Is Dead

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Journalist-Broadcaster Funmi Iyanda and her brother Olumide Iyanda (who is the editor of Saturday Independent) have lost their father Pa Gabriel Olukunle Iyanda.

A family source tells us Pa Iyanda, 71, was strong and fit, until minor health complaints.

'He was a very strong and healthy man' says our source. 'We even spoke on the phone today. Then I heard he went to the hospital briefly. Next thing we heard, he had passed'.

The Iyandas lost their mother 39 years ago – when the family's youngest child was four months old.

The Iyandas were this evening meeting at the family's Badagry- Lagos home, said our source.

More details later…