Awolowo’s eldest child, Tola Oyediran, dies at 79

Her death leaves Dr Olatokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu as the only surviving child of the Awolowo dynasty. Rev Tola Oyediran, the eldest child of late Western Region Premier, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, is dead. Late Oyediran who would have turn 80 on December 1st, was said to have been hale and hearty. Family sources say late Oyediran died around noon today Friday, October 16. She was 79 years old. Until her death, she was the Chairman, Board of Directors of African Newspapers of Nigeria ( ANN) publishers of Tribune titles. May her soul rest in peace, Amen.


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