At last, Ogun Government Announces Passage Of Olowu Of Owu - FIRST AWARENESS


Tuesday, December 14, 2021

At last, Ogun Government Announces Passage Of Olowu Of Owu

Late Olowu of Owu Kingdom,Oba Olusanya Adegboyega Dosunmu

By Niyi Ogungbola
At last, Ogun State Government has announced the demise of  Olowu of Owu kingdom, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Oba Adegboyega Olusanya Dosunmu, Amororo II, who joined his ancestors last Sunday.

It would be recalled that First Awareness has stylishly broken the transition of the Olowu of Owu Kingdom last Sunday under the heading 'Anxiety grips Owu People over Olowu's health Condition'

The paper also  reported online that, a source closed to the Place and who preferred anonymity confirmed to  First Awareness  that, Kabiyesi has joined his Ancestors this morning last (Sunday).

However,announcing the death officially in Abeokuta, on Tuesday, the Ogun State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Afolabi Afuwape, expressed his condolences to the Chiefs and people of Owu over the demise of the First Class Traditional Ruler who passed on Sunday, December 12 after a brief illness.

Hon. Afuwape said the State mourns the veteran TV producer who ascended the throne in 2005 as the 13th Olowu after Oba Adewale Adisa Odeleye, Lagbedu 1 who transited to glory in 2003.

Meanwhile,the State Governor,Dapo Abiodun Gov. Dapo Abiodun has expressed shock at the transition of the Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Olusanya Dosunmu, Amororo II.

In a condolence message issued on his behalf on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, Gov. Abiodun described Oba Dosunmu as “a quintessential monarch, a man of peace and a passionate supporter of development.”

While condoling with the monarch’s immediate family and the people of Owu, the governor said they should take solace in the lasting impact he had on his domain.

Governor Abiodun thus,prayed that “God Almighty grants Kabiyesi's soul eternal repose and the people he left behind the fortitude to bear this loss”, the statement surmised.

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