Governor Abiodun Condoles Makinde Over Death Of His Mother

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Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

By; NIYI OGUNGBOLA, Abeokuta

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has described the death of Governor Seyi Makinde’s mother as a great shock and disbelief especially at a time she was preparing for her 82th birthday.

Abiodun noted that he was particularly pained by her death when preparation was on top gear for her 82nd birthday, adding that with her death, the country, Oyo State and Governor Makinde as lost a good adviser, motivator and a great counsellor.

“It is a pity that mama died at a period when her wise counseling was mostly needed not only in Oyo State, but in Nigeria. I sympathize with my brother, Governor Seyi Makinde. I know this is indeed a trying period for him. It is my prayer that the Almighty God will grant him the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss”, he said.

Governor Abiodun stated all these in a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Kunle Somorin,

He also described Mama Makinde as a frank and straightforward woman who raised her children in a Godly way and was a source of strength to those she came in contact with during her life time.

“Mama was a rare gem, a supportive wife, a loving mother who would stop at nothing to ensure the welfare of her children and others who crossed her path.

“She was not only a mother to her children, but mother to children sir other parents, as she did not discriminate, but treated everyone equally. She made positive impact on the lives of people in her community. I am sure she will greatly missed”.said.

The Governor while praying for the repose of soul of the deceased, called on Nigerians to emulate Mama Abigail Makinde who lived a life of service to humanity, saying this would imprint their names on the sand of time.

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