Asi-Dosunmu royal family chairman is dead, Gen Olanrewaju mourns

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Late Alhaji Raufu Ishola-Lemomu.

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By BASHIR ADEFAKA

The Chairman of Asi-Dosunmu Royal Family of Lagos and cousin of Major General Tajudeen Olanrewaju (Rtd), former Minister of Communications, Alhaji Raufu Ishola-Lemomu, known as Bobo-Rqaufu, is dead.

He died at his Apongbon residence on the Lagos Island on Friday December 29, 2023 at the age of 78.

Alhaji Raufu Lemomu will be buried today, Saturday December 30, at the Okesuna Cemetery in Lagos Island at 2:30pm.

He had been the repository of knowledge in and around the royalty of Asi-Dosunmu family history of Lagos.

“I lost my first cousin, Alhaji Raufu Bobo-Lemomu. He died yesterday (Friday) and will be buried at Okesuna Cemetery (Lagos Island) today at 2.30 pm. He was the Chairman of Asi-Dosunmu Royal family. He was from Sufianu Akogun Dosunmu line and he worked hard to sustain the name,” said Major General Tajudeen Olanrewaju (Rtd).

Announcing his death Saturday morning, Major General Tajudeen Olanrewaju (Rtd) described his death as one that is so painful especially, considering his position and role in the Dosunmu royal family of Lagos.

The deceased was survived by wife and children.


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