*By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan.
All markets in Ibadan metropolis are to be shut down in honour of the late Olubadan of Ibadaland, Oba Saliu Adetunji.
9Janewhub.com.ng reports that arising from an emergency meeting of Market leaders council in Oyo State, Alh Asiwaju Yekini Abass Oladapo (YK ABASS) stated that the council agreed that all market in Ibadanland should be closed today, Monday 3rd January, 2022 to honour the demise of the Paramount ruler of Ibadanland.
The number one trader in the state noted that the contribution of Oba Saliu Adetunji to the development of Ibadanland makes markets in the state to witnessed patronage.
The Babaloja General however used the medium to commiserate with Oyo state government, residents and Indigenes of the ancient city over the death of the highly refered monarch.
He said, “on behalf of all traders, has commiserate with all sons and daughters of Ibadanland, the Oyo state government led by Governor Seyi Makinde, the CCII, the state Traditional Council, Olubadan- in- council and Olori Rasheedat Adetunji over the demise of His Imperial Majesty Oba Saliu Adetunji Ajeogunguniso 1st.”
He prayed for the repose of the soul of Oba Saliu Adetunji Ajeogunguniso the first and Allah grant him Aljana fridaous.