- Folorunso Alakija has mourned the death of Ibidunni Ighodalo
- The richest woman in Nigeria who took to her Facebook page to mourn said the pastor's wife was like her daughter
- Ibidunni died in her hotel room in Port Harcourt on Sunday morning, June 14, where she was handling a project
Nigeria's richest woman Folorunso Alakija has mourned the demise of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo's wife, Ibidunni Ighodalo.
Legit.ng recalls that Ibidunni died on Sunday, June 14.
The pastor's wife died on Sunday morning in her hotel room in Port Harcourt, where she was handling a project.
Ibidunni, who was in her early 40s, was the boss of Elizabeth R, a leading event packaging outfit.
Pastor Ighodalo, who is the founder of Trinity House, confirmed that his wife died of cardiac arrest around 2am on Sunday.
Reacting to Ibidunni's death, Alakija said she received the sad news with deep sorrow, adding that the deceased was like a daughter to her.
She posted on her Facebook page: "Ibidunni was like a daughter to me, she would call me 'Mama Mia'.
"The world has lost a gem and I will forever cherish the sound of her sweet voice. Rest on in the arms of our Father in Jesus Name, Amen."
In other news, a Nigerian man identified as Usman Dalhatu has been celebrated on social media after building a road sweeping machine.
Dalhatu posted pictures of two versions of road sweeping machines on his Twitter page. One is an old version and the other is the latest version of the machine.
He said the latest version is available for sale.
Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to commend the young man and asked him to make a video of how the machine works.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that an interracial couple who have been together for 16 years and married for nine years shared their experience with racism.
Corinna Henry took to her LinkedIn page to narrate how people judged and criticised them for being together.
She said people also made inappropriate comments about them and said to them that their relationship was not right because of the colour of their skin.
Corrina, who grew up in Torbay, Devon, England, said their 9th wedding anniversary is in August and that she is pleased that they did not listen to people who were against their relationship.
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