Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

The President, Major General (retd.), on Friday, mourned Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s eldest daughter, Mrs Tola Oyediran, who died earlier in the day.

Buhari’s condolence message was contained 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 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.

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“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 Almigty God will receive the soul of the departed, and comfort all her loved ones.”

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Buhari mourns Awolowo's daughter, Oyediran
Buhari mourns Awolowo's daughter, Oyediran

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