ADEWOLE ONILU-OLA, LAID TO REST AMIDST DRUM DISPLAY IN ABEOKUTA - AMEBO ONLINE NEWSPAPER

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ADEWOLE ONILU-OLA, LAID TO REST AMIDST DRUM DISPLAY IN ABEOKUTA

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Pa AbdulRahman Adewole, the lead drummer in the band of the late Apala music legend, Ayinla Omowura, has been laid to rest in accordance with Islamic rites today at his residence in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Amebo Newspaper gathered that the renowned drummer who is also the Otun Olori onilu in Ogun state died at the age of 97 at his  residence, Keesi-Arinlese in Abeokuta after a brief illness, 

You will recalled that the world famous drummer, Adewole Onilu ola was celebrated during his 97th birthday by the fans of the music guru, Ayinla Omowura in Abeokuta.

History has it  that the renewed drummer alongside his late boss, Ayinla Omowura, were known in the Apala music world in the country and beyond, between 1970 and 1980.




















Our correspondent also recalls that the in one of his music the  late Omowura actually referred to Adewole as his boss perhaps out of respect for his age when he said in one of popular songs “iwo loga Omowuramotu.” meaning you're the boss of Omowuramotu.

One of the daughter of the late Apala music icon, Ayinla Omowura knows as  Queen Alimot Ayinla Omowura described the decease as  a father, one of the motivator who has also contributed immeasurably in her music care.

Mr Ganiyu Ogundeyi, the *Olori Onilu in Ogun (the Ogun State head of drummers association) also described the late Onilu ola as a kindhearted person who always want to peace with everyone.

Mr Ogundeyi further described the decease as somebody he enjoyed working with as he always has solution to issues.

Also speaking with Omolamurudu media, the sister of the late Oniluola, Omobola Awero   says even though the decease is aged but his death remain a great lost to her.

She then pray that the Lord grand him eternity.

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