- Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu paid a condolence visit to the wife of the late former governor of Oyo state, Florence Ajimobi
- The APC national leader was accompanied by HRM Oba Saheed Elegushi, Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom
- Recall that the former Oyo state governor died in Lagos at the age of 70
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The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday, July 10, paid a condolence visit to the wife of the late former governor of Oyo state, Florence Ajimobi.
This was disclosed in a tweet shared by Babafemi Oretuyi a communications specialist who shared photos from the visit on his Twitter page.
The immediate past governor of Oyo state, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, died on Thursday, June 25, at a private hospital in Lagos at the age of 70 after spending weeks in intensive care for coronavirus complications.
Though he was said to have tested negative for COVID-19 the illness however had caused his health to deteriorate.
The former Lagos state governor was accompanied by Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, HRM Oba Saheed Elegushi.
Tinubu joins the list of prominent Nigerians who have paid a condolence visit to Ajimobi's widow at the family's residence.
Other personalities that paid a condolence visit to the Ajimobi family include Oyo state deputy governor, Rauf Olaniyan, Lagos state deputy governor, Obafemi Hamzat, Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano state, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state and Lagos state House of Assembly Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the wife of the late Ajimobi berated the governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, over the state government's handling of her husband's death.
The former first lady said her husband never had any problem with the state government despite their different political affiliation. She, however, claimed that the Oyo state government saw him as their enemy.
Meanwhile, the remains of the late Ajimobi who died in Lagos have been buried in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
Ajimobi was interred during a private burial ceremony amidst tears from family members and the presence of clerics.
The remains of the former governor were laid to rest at his country home residence located at 6th Avenue, Yemoja Street, Oluyole Estate around 10 am on Sunday, June 28, according to Islamic rites.
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