- Sinatu Sanni, an aged woman who was the custodian of the Olumo Rock deity in Abeokuta, Ogun state has passed to the great beyond
- The to aged mum who was known as Iya Olumo died at the age of 137, according information issued by her family
- The information from the family adds that the woman will be greatly missed even as it says she would have been 138 by August
A woman identified as Sinatu Sanni, who was the custodian of the Olumo Rock deity has passed on.
The Olumo Rock is located in Abeokuta, Ogun state and the woman looked after the deity inside the famous rock.
Iya Olumo goes home at 137
Sanni, aged 137 passed on on Wednesday, June 1. Information has it that the woman would have been 137 by August 2022.
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Information released by her son, Solomon Adio says she died at her Itoko residence in Abeokuta, Ogun state.
The release says:
“Mama will be 138 years old by August 5. She died after a brief illness. She was the mother of the deity. We are going to miss her a lot. Mama lived her life for the rock, for the deity. She was dedicated to the gods."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng has previously reported that the man who holds the record as the world's oldest man has died. The news of his death broke many hearts on the internet.
The man identified as Don Emilio Flores Márquez died at the age of 113. Emilio was from Puerto Rico.
The man's sad event was confirmed by record curator, Guinness World Records through its official channels of communication.
124-year-old woman passes on
In a similar sad story, another person who held the record for the oldest living person also passed on.
The woman identified as Francisca Susano died at the age of 124. She was reportedly the oldest living person from the 19th Century. Susano who hailed from the Philippines was born September 11, 1897.
Susano was born during the period when her country was still under Spanish colonial rule.