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Just In: Osogbo Business Icon, Omidiran Dies



The Asiwaju of Osogbo, Chief Abdulhameed Omidiran Popularly called “Baba Omidiran” is dead.

The Osogbo born businessman, died on early Sunday morning in his house at Omidiran gardens, power line area, Osogbo.

It was gathered that Omidiran was over 90 years old before his death.

According to a statement by his eldest son, Babatunde, special prayers will be held in Papa’s honour at the Osogbo Central Mosque at 4.00pm today (Sunday).

The statement said that “a burial party will thereafter convey the remains of the popular and successful businessman to his residence at OMIDIRAN GARDENS, OSOGBO where he will be buried in accordance with Islamic rites.”

Further announcement about the burial ceremony will later be made known to the public, the statement also explained.

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