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Buhari mourns Obafemi Awolowo’s daughter

The grief of Awolowo's

President Muhammadu Buhari has shown his remorse for the death of Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s eldest daughter, Mrs Tola Oyediran, who died yesterday 16th October.

Buhari’s condolence message was conveyed  in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari mourns Chief Obafemi Obafemi Awolowo’s daughter, Tola Oyediran’.

The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari sends condolences to the family of late Premier of the Western Region and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo over the passing of Mrs. Tola Oyediran, eldest daughter of the sage.

“The President commiserates with friends and associates of Mrs. Oyediran, particularly her only surviving sister, Mrs. Tokunbo Awolowo, over the sad loss, urging the family to take solace in the investments of the deceased in making life better for others.

As the family mourns, President Buhari prays that the Almighty God will receive the soul of the departed, and comfort all her loved ones.”

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