3rd January, 2022
The University College Hospital, Ibadan has revealed that the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji was in its intensive care unit when he died around 1:15 am on Sunday.
UCH in a statement on Monday said the monarch was referred to them from a private hospital in Ibadan about 9.30 pm on Saturday before the monarch’s death.
According to Toye Akinrinola, UCH’s Director of Information and Public Relations Officer, after the monarch arrived in the hospital, the Chief Medical Director CMD, Prof. Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo, immediately directed a high-powered medical team to provide medical treatment to the late monarch.
He said that upon the monarch’s death, the CMD wrote a letter to Governor Seyi Makinde informing him of the death.
A similar letter was also sent to the immediate family of the Olubadan.
Afterward, the CMD according to the statement ensured that the remains of the late Monarch were taken care of in a manner befitting to the late Olubadan.
Professor Otegbayo also escorted the corpse of Oba Adetunji from the ICU to a waiting ambulance and handed the corpse to the family and other dignitaries on the ground.