Aisha Oyebode: Obasanjo Celebrates Murtala Muhammed’s Daughter at 60

Aisha Oyebode: Obasanjo Celebrates Murtala Muhammed’s Daughter at 60

  • On New Year's Eve, Obasanjo and Murtala Muhammed's family visited an orphanage for Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode's 60th birthday celebration
  • The visit to Treasure of Love Missionaries Orphanage provided insights into the positive impact of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation's work
  • Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode reiterated her commitment to justice and women's empowerment journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, joined Dr. Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode with her family to celebrate her 60th birthday anniversary at the Treasure of Love Missionaries Orphanage in Lagos state.

Aisha is the daughter of Obasanjo's late boss and former head of state, General Murtala Muhammed.

Olusegun Obasanjo with Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, Gen. Murtala Muhammed's daughter
Obasanjo rejoices with Murtala Muhammed’s daughter, Dr. Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, as she turns 60. Photo credit: Kehinde Akinyemi
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Kehinde Akinyemi, an aide to Obasanjo, made this disclosure to newsmen via a statement issued on Thursday, January 4.

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He explained that Obasanjo's visit to the orphanage in Alapere, Lagos, barely hours into the new year, was a great period for sober reflection and an opportunity to change for good, PM News reported.

During the visit, Obasanjo, who is also chairman of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation, commended Muhammed-Oyebode for selecting such a meaningful place to celebrate her diamond birthday anniversary. understands that the former Nigerian president was accompanied to the orphanage by his daughter, Dr. Kofo Blackshire, and her family.

Meanwhile, Obasanjo was the second in command to Murtala Muhammed and subsequently took over when the late head of state was assassinated in a failed coup on February 13, 1976, in Lagos, The Nigerian Tribune report added.

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