President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Ogun State, as well as the Royal family on the passing of the Olowu of Owu kingdom, Oba Adegboyega Dosunmu Amororo II.
In a statement by Femi Adesina, the President joined the Ogun State Council of Obas and Nigerian film producers in mourning the demise of the respected First Class traditional ruler and the producer of TV soap, the Village Headmaster, recognized as the longest running Nigerian TV series for over 20 years.
“President Buhari believes that the Olowu would be fondly remembered for his love and tireless work to champion the interests and well-being of his community.
“The President notes that theatre practitioners in Nigeria and around the world as well as students of drama will remember Oba Dosunmu’s brilliant works on stage and screen, which have been preserved for the delight and education of the upcoming generation.
“President Buhari prays that the memory of the late Oba will be a blessing to his family, friends and community as his soul returns to his Creator”.