Just In: Prominent Nigerian Governor's Mother Dies in Her Sleep

Just In: Prominent Nigerian Governor's Mother Dies in Her Sleep

  • Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu JP, the mother of Governor Akeredolu of Ondo state, has died
  • Governor Akeredolu announced the tragic news on Thursday morning, September 15, saying her mother died in her sleep
  • The Ondo state governor further said in a short but emotional statement that the burial arrangement will be announced by the family

Akure, Ondo state - Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state lost his mother, Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu JP, in the early hours of Thursday, September 15.

The Ondo state governor announced the death in a Facebook post sighted by Legit.ng.

Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu JP/Governor Akeredolu/Ondo State
Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu JP, Governor Akeredolu's mother, is dead. Photo credit: Rotimi Akeredolu Aketi
Source: Facebook

Governor Akeredolu said his mother died peacefully in her sleep just as he announced that the burial announcement will be made by the family.

He wrote:

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"My siblings and I announce, with deepest regret and total submission to the will of the Almighty, the passing into glory of our adorable, dutiful and ever dotting mother, Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu JP, this morning. She died peacefully in her sleep.
"Though saddened by the departure of Maami, the one Abiyamo we knew, we are consoled with the knowledge that, even as she transits to eternity, she will be guided by the strong hands of the angels of the light in which she dwelt during her eventful and fruitful sojourn on the terrestrial plane.
"Maami rest in perfect peace. Burial announcement will be made by the family."

Nigerians commiserate with Akeredolu

Olufemi Adebanjo said on Facebook:

"May her soul find eternal rest in the LORD'S bosom. Eyin mama a dara ooo."

Omole Vincent Opeyemi said:

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"My dear Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu sir, accept my condolences sir, May her soul rest in peace."

Eze Ihechukwumere Ezekiel said:

"My sincere condolences His Excellency."

Huge tragedy as Nigerian deputy governor loses teenage daughter to road accident days after son's death

In another report, the deputy governor of Yobe state, Hon. Idi Barde Gubana, recently lost a 16-year-old daughter, Khadija (Siyama), to an auto crash days after his son died in an auto accident.

A statement signed by his press secretary, Hussaini Mai Suleh, in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital, on Thursday, June 16, disclosed that Khadija Idi Barde Gubana (Siyama) died in an auto crash along Maiduguri-Kano Road.

According to the statement, Khadija died as a result of injuries she sustained from the accident.

Source: Legit.ng

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