The ancient town of Oyo Alaafin stood still on Friday as dignitaries from all walks of life attended the 8th day Fidau prayers of Chief Abdul-Wahab Alao Yusuf alias Biizinilahi (BNL).
The late Oyo-born business tycoon died at the age of 95.
Among the personalities that thronged the Fidau prayers held at Labamba Hotel include Senator Teslim Folarin of Oyo Central Senatorial District, Chief Olayiwola Olakojo, Rt. Hon. Akeem Adeyemi Skimeh, Chief Lowo Obisesan, Rt. Hon. Asimiyu Alarape, Hon. Dare Akande, Chief (Mrs) Kemi Jayeoba, Alhaji Yinka Folarin, Dr. Yunnus Akintunde and Hon. Muhydeen Alatede,
The Oyo Mesi and Oloye Leken Alabi represented the Alaafin of Oyo and the Olubadan of Ibadan respectively.
Various Islamic organisations, friends of the deceased and other crème de la crème in Nigeria.