Writer Of Aja Lo Leru, Rere Run, Other Novels Dies
Aged and Celebrated Yoruba writer, Oladejo Okediji has died at 89.
The Yoruba octogenarian novelist died earlier today according to one of his children, Goke.
Goke also noted that the deceased was not sick before his demise.
It was learned that hordes of sympathizers have besieged the residence of the late writer located at the Mabolaje area of Oyo Town in Oyo State.
The late Okediji, who structured his novels after the detective works of English novelist, Agatha Christie, was the author of Aja Lo Leru, Rere Run, Agbalagba Akan, Atoto Arere, and Karin Kapo.
Other works include Opa Agbeleka, Oga Ni Bukola, Sango, Iroyin Ayo, Binu Tiri and a play, Aajo Aje (Running After Riches), among others.