- Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi has lost his mother
- The Oluwo of Iwoland announced her tragic passing via his Instagram page
- The traditional monarch described her as an achiever who died a joyful and fulfilled woman
Condolence messages have been flooding the Instagram comment section of Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, following the death of his mother, Iya Oba Suebat Amope Akanbi.
The Oluwo shared the sad news via his official Instagram account in which he described his late mother with beautiful words.
In the post, he described her as an achiever and a fulfilled woman who witnessed her child become a king.
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The statement reads: "I mourn the death of Iya Oba, Suebat Amope Akanbi nee Alimi "Iya Onigold". Your passing was regrettable but we dare not question God. As a nonagenarian, I will celebrate your passing to a greater glory because your glory shined in your lifetime.
You were an achiever. You witnessed the glory of your child becoming Oluwo. You felt fulfilled. You felt the joy and died joyfully. May your continue to rest in peace good mother. I felt the loss but still celebrating it. You came, you saw, you conquered."
See his post below:
Still on the Oluwo, a few months ago, Oba Adewale Akanbi added his voice to the coronavirus fray as seen in a video that emerged online. In the said video, the monarch prayed to God to put an end to the virus as he offered himself as a sacrifice to save people.
In a loosely translated Yoruba, he said that only God knows the true nature of diseases all over the world, adding that COVID-19 should come to infect him instead of attacking people's health.
In more uplifting news, Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo has taken to her social media page to celebrate her mother as she turns a new age. The actress revealed that her mother clocked a new year on Sunday, August 9.
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In the mood of celebration, the mother of two showered praises on her beloved parent as she wrote beautiful words to honour her on her big day.
Describing her mother as beautiful and amazing, she revealed that the elderly woman is her prayer warrior and her number one fan.
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