Awolowo’s Eldest Daughter, Tola Oyediran, Dies at 79


Tola Oyediran, eldest child of late Premier of Western Region, Obafemi Awolowo, is dead.

Echotitbits gathered that Oyediran passed on around noon on Friday at the age of 79.

She was billed to celebrate her 80th birthday anniversary on December 1.


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Oyediran, until her death, was the Chairman, Board of Directors of African Newspapers of Nigeria ( ANN), publishers of Nigerian Tribune titles.

It was further gathered that late Oyediran was hale and hearty with no symptoms of any ailment.

Idowu Sowunmi