Governor Adeleke Mourns As Osun Traditional Ruler Join Ancestors

By Damilare Adeleye
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Late Oba Aderemi Adedapo (Oludo of Ido-Osun)

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has expressed grief over the passing of Oludo of Ido-Osun in Egbedore local government area of the State, Oba Aderemi Adedapo, describing the passage as touching and painful.

It was learnt that the monarch joined his ancestors in a hospital in the State on Saturday after a brief illness.

The Governor, in a statement by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed on Sunday, noted that the monarch was an advocate of peace and development of his domain.

“My condolences to the people of Ido-Osun in Egbedore local government on the loss of its traditional ruler, Oba Aderemi Adeen Adedapo, Sapoyoro I. Oba Adedapo was a highly dedicated monarch, who made the progress of subjects and Ido-Osun the core objective while he was alive.

“The deceased monarch brought to bear, his exceptional professional background in the legal and architectural field in advancing the interest of his people while he was alive.

“His demise is a huge loss and I join the people of Ido-Osun in honouring a life full of impacts that defines Oba Adedapo. As much as we grieve his passage, may I enjoin everyone to honour his memory by sustaining his legacy of good deeds and genuine pursuit for the good of the society.

“May God Almighty be pleased with his soul and grant him eternal rest and it is my fervent hope that everyone touched by Oba Adedapo’s demise find comfort in the fact of a life of many impact that he lived,” the statement added.