Sunday September 10, 2023
The Mogaji Olubadan, Lato Compound, Oke Labo, Ibadan, Professor Abiodun Gbolagade hass expressed sadness on demise of an Ibadan Senior Chief Lateef Oyelade.
In a statement issued through his media office in Ibadan on Saturday afternoon Gbolagade described the passing away of senior chief Oyelade as a great loss not only to Ibadanland but Oyo State.
Oyelade a prominent senior chief and Islamic leader in Ibadan died on Friday.
Gbolagade condoles with the Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Mohood Olalekan Balogun and members of Olubadan in Council adding that the news of the passing away of Senior Chief Lateef Oyelade was so shocking.
“ Late Oyelade was in his lifetime a custodian of Ibadan ethics, tradition and culture not minding his position as an Islamic leader and played active role at a every Ibadan affairs and meetings.
“His death is a great loss to Ibadanland, because he was an ardent supporter of every good cause of the land.
He was always offering useful advice; all of which to those close to him across the state and beyond.”
Gbolagade prayed God to grant the deceased Aljanah fridaous and keep all he has left behind.