Afenifere Chieftain, Olaniwun Ajayi Is Reported Dead

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Sir Olaniwun Ajayi, a chieftain of the Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, is dead.

A chieftain of Afenifere, the pan Yoruba socio-political group, Sir Olaniwun Ajayi, is reported dead.

His personal secretary, Mr Samson Aremu, disclosed that he died in the early hours of Friday (today) at an undisclosed hospital, in Lagos, at the age of 91 years.

It was gathered that the monarch complained of having pain on Thursday afternoon and was taken to Lagos by his eldest son, Dr Konyin Ajayi, but died some hours later.

The late Sir Olaniwun Ajayi was born in Isara Remo on April 8, 1925, to Benjamin Awoyemi Ajayi, a farmer and Marian Efundolamu Ajayi. who traded in the farm produce to sustain the family.

Sir Olaniwun had his early education at Islamic Primary School, Epe where he schooled for three months and later enrolled into a primary school in 1937 and completed his primary education in Ode-Remo after-which authorities of the school engaged him to teach there due to his intelligence and excellent result.

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