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Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Toolz Oniru pays Tribute to Grandfather who died in 1984

On Air Personality (OAP), Toolz Oniru has paid homage to her grandfather, Chief Yesufu Abiodun Oniru, who died on November 2, 1984 at the age of 120. He was the 13th Oniru of Lagos.

"Remembering my Grandpa today....who died on this day back in 1984 at the ripe age of 120! #RIPGrandpa  #120," she said. 

The TV host regrammed a post from @historicalnigeria, "The 13th Oniru of Lagos (Chief Yesufu Abiodun Oniru) with three minders, arriving at the BBC in ceremonial robes, London, March 12th 1952.

"Chief Yesufu Abiodun Oniru was 120 years old when he died in 1984, he was born during the reign of Oba Dosunmu of Lagos (1853-1885) at a time his own great grandfather; Chief Akiogun was the head of the Oniru settlement and the tenth Oniru of Lagos. (Ron Burton/Keystone/Getty Images) #historicalnigeria #Regrann."

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