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Oyo Cabinet Mourns As Two Commissioners Lose Parents Same Day



Two members of the Oyo State cabinet have lost their parents on the same day (Wednesday).

While the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Oyo State, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, lost his mother, Alhaja Taiwo Nimotallahi Olatunbosun, the Commissioner for Trade, Investment, Industry and Cooperatives, Chief Ademola Ojo, lost his father, Pa Adewole Ojo.

Nimotallahi died at 80 while Adewole died at 92.

Announcing his father’s death, Wasiu said, “After a fruitful and eventful life of Almighty Allah’s abundant mercies and grace, our mother, grandmother, Alhaja Taiwo Nimotallahi Olatunbosun, gloriously transited to eternity”.

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He added that his mother would be buried in Ikirun, Osun State, by 4 pm on Wednesday according to Islamic rites.

A close associate of the commissioner, in a short statement said, “The State Commissioner for Trade, Investment, Industry and Cooperatives, our friend and brother, Chief Ademola Ojo, has lost his father at the age of 92 years.

“Pa Adewole Ojo’s passing was announced by the Commissioner in the early hours of today, Wednesday, August 9th.

“May the Almighty God be with the Commissioner, his siblings and all the family members left by the deceased”.

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