The frontage of the Oke-Ado home of late popular Ibadan-born businessman and philanthropist, Alhaji Mufutau Lanihun, is overgrown with weeds and flowers.
When Lanihun was alive, the flowers were always neat and maintained as and when due.
The philanthropist died inside the same house in March 2015 at age of 69.
This is coming close to 3 years after his demise of Olowo Ti nf’Owo Saanu, as Lanihun was fondly called.
Lanihun had died after a protracted illness that was said to have kept him indoors for months. He was buried inside the same house after janazah prayers led by Chief Imam of Ibadan, Suara Haruna ( now late)
Insideoyo.com later observed that the other flats inside the expansive mansion were occupied and with a gateman manning the entrance.
Though unlettered, Lanihun’s contributions to education were unprecedented. He didn’t only built schools, he gave scholarships to many indigent students.
Lanihun, who was the Giwa Adinni of Yoruba land, had several other religious and traditional titles.