The remains of the late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, were transported to Popoyemoja Palace in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday.

A sizable crowd, including sympathizers who were visibly emotional, welcomed the late monarch’s remains as they were unloaded from an ambulance, with some breaking down in tears.

The body of the departed monarch was draped in light blue cloth as it was carried inside his palace by some aides.

All Nigeria Latest News had reported that the Olubadan of Ibadan land passed away on Sunday.

Adetunji, who was crowned the 41st Olubadan on March 4, 2016, was born on August 26, 1928 to the family of Raji Olayiwola and Suwebat Amope Adetunji in the Alusekere compound, Popoyemoja, Ibadan.

Adetunji was crowned Olubadan after the demise of Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade.

Prior to his coronation as the Olubadan of Ibadan, Adetunji was the Balogun of Ibadan land.

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