. Kosofe Local Government practically, stood still on Wednesday, as eminent Nigerians, politicians, foreign diplomats, Royal fathers, market women and men, well wishers, among others, thronged the Olowo of Oworo palace, venue of the 8th Day Fidau prayers for the repose of late HRM Oba Bashiru Saliu.
The late monarch was the father of the present Vice Chairman of Kosofe Local Government, Prince Babatunde Saliu and Councillor representing Ward B, Oworo, Hon. Kebinde Saliu.
Speaking at the program, the First Citizen of Kosofe Local Government, Barrister Moyo Ogunlewe described the late monarch as a father and very good man.
As expected during Fidau prayers, Top-notch Muslim Clerics were on ground to offer prayers for the deceased, as well as delivering sermons on the need for mankind to make humility their watchword.
The religious clerics further urged all and sundry, political leaders and all those in positions of authority to emulate the altruistic service to humanity exemplified by the late Kabiyesi while on earth.
Eminent dignitaries at the significant event were Hon.Dayo Bush, Hon. Fatai Gbadebo, Hon Musiliu Aigoro, Fola Tinubu, Hon. Busayo, Hon. Segun Babatunde, CDC Chairman, Oluomo Akanbi Ade Afonja, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Youth Development, Vice Chairmen, Kosofe Local Government Councillors, Management, Staff and others