OAP Toolz Loses dad, Oba Idowu Oniru

A first-class monarch in Lagos, His Royal Majesty, Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru, has reportedly died on Monday.

While there has been no official statement from the family or the palace, Pulse exclusively reported that the 82-year-old monarch passed away at his Oniru Palace earlier today.

In accordance with Yoruba culture, the death of a monarch is not always announced until after some rites are performed.

The late monarch is the father of popular radio presenter, Tolulope Oniru-Demuren better known as Toolz.

Oba Abiodun Oniru was born on 6 September 1937, the 12th of the 15 children. His father was the long-reigning Oba Yesufu Oniru, who died at the age 120 in 1984.


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