Ogun state Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has lost his father, Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun.
He died after a brief illness at the age of 89.
His demise was announced in a statement by the family on Monday afternoon.
It read, “The Abiodun Family of Iperu-Remo, Ogun State, announced the passing on of their patriarchy, Dr. Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun on Monday, August 2, 2021, at the age of 89 after a brief illness.
“Dr Abiodun, a devout Christian, is survived by his wife, Mrs Victoria Abiodun, many children, grandchildren and other family members, amongst them the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun.”
The statement said the deceased, an Educationist, worked as a school teacher for many years across the old Western State and was fondly called “Baba Teacher” due to his dedication to duty imparting knowledge and inculcating the right values in his students.
It added that further announcements will be made by the family in due course.