The publisher of Tribune Newspapers, Oluwole Awolowo, is dead.

Posted: March 27, 2013 in General

Mr. Awolowo reportedly died in a foreign hospital on Wednesday evening.
The publisher of the Tribune Newspapers, Oluwole Awolowo, is dead.
The deceased is a son of the late Premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo.
Oluwole Awolowo died aged 71 on Wednesday evening.
Details of the death are still sketchy and no official statement has been released by the Awolowo family.
Family sources say the deceased had been sick and in a foreign hospital for some time.
Already, a Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has mourned the death of Mr. Awolowo.
“The entire Afenifere family mourns the passing away of the scion of our illustrious leader’s family, Chief Oluwole Awolowo. His death is a big pain and loss to all of us who are followers of the sage. We pray that the Almighty will strengthen our Mama and the entire family in this difficult moment. May his amiable soul rest in perfect peace,” the group said in a statement by its spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin.


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