An Ibadan based businessman and philanthropist, Alhaji Mufutahu Olanihun, died on Sunday.
He was 69.
The Nation learnt that Olanihun died of undisclosed illness.
Family sources confirmed that the late businessman had not been seen in public recently because of the illness.
His remains had been buried at his Oke-Ado residence after a prayer session by the chief imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh Suara Haruna.
Scores of sympathisers have been thronging his Oke-Ado residence since the news filtered to the public on Sunday afternoon.