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Chief Mrs Tola Awolowo Oyediran Is Dead

She Chief Revd Tola Oyediran ( nee Awolowo) is dead. She passed on few hours ago Friday 16 October 2020. She was to celebrate her 80th birthday on 1 December 2020.

She was the eldest child of the sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Until her death the Chairman Board of Directors of African Newspapers of Nigeria ( ANN) publishers of Tribune titles. She was fondly known as Mama Ibadan.

Family source said she did not show any sign of illness except for old age . She was still hale and hearty till yesterday night.

was the eldest child of the sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Until her death the Chairman Board of Directors of African Newspapers of Nigeria ( ANN) publishers of Tribune titles. She was fondly known as Mama Ibadan.

Family source said she did not show any sign of illness except for old age . She was still hale and hearty till yesterday night.

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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