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Bode Akindele: Ibadan has lost seven prominet sons-CCII

Reactions have continued to trail the death of a foremost industrialist, the Parakoyi of Ibadan land Chief Bode Akindele.

Aged 87, Chief Akindele died in the early hours of Monday.

Chief Bode Akindele, was a successful philanthropist who established Aramed medical Centre along Lagos Ibadan express way among other businesses.

Until his death, the Ibadan born statesman, Sir Akindele was a friend of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Ibadan Zonal Station.

First to react to the death was the Olubadan Oba Saliu Adetunji who spoke through his media aide, Adeola Oloko.

Oba Adetunji described the role of the deceased in the economic development Oyo state as pivotal.

President General, Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes, Chief Yemi Soladoye expressed the sadness that sir Akindele was the seventh Ibadan indigene who passed on in recent time.

Chief Soladoye said the deceased was a pride of Ibadan.

Pastor Tunji Agboola had a great relationship with the deceased who he described him as a man who lied to lift others up.

Reacting, the Zonal Director FRCN, Ibadan Zonal Station, Alhaji Mohammed Bello said the deceased was a friend of FRCN who was keen about human emancipation.

Chief Bode Akindele was an Ibadan born industrialist who impacted his generation.

Adedayo Adelowo

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