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Osun mourns as Olufon joins ancestors

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By Toba Adedeji, Osogbo

The Olufon of Ifon, Oba Almoroof Magbagbeola, has joined his ancestors.

The Nation had reported there was confusion in Ifon, headquarters of Orolu Local Government Area of Osun State over the health of the monarch.

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Thursday announced the demise of the monarch, describing his demise as a colossal loss.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Ismail Omipidan, offered sympathies and prayers to the Royal Family and the people of Ifon.

Oyetola, who described Oba Almorouf as a symbol of history, culture and heritage, said the late monarch would be remembered as a visionary leader who made important contributions to the cultural identity, national unity, peace and progress of Osun and Nigeria as a whole.

He prayed Allah to grant him Aljana Fridaus and equally grant the family and people of Ifon the fortitude to bear the loss.

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