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Condolences to Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Loses Mum… See Photos

The Osun state Governor Rauf Aregbesola is mourning the passing of his dear mother Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola who died in the early hours of yesterday, August 1. She was 84.

The governor, 60, was away in Kebbi State when the news about his mother’s demise broke.

According to Islamic rites, she was buried in Ilesa, her hometown, yesterday evening. Family, friends and well wishers joined the Governor as he buries his aged mum.

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In a statement by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Sola Fasore, the third and eighth day Firdaus would hold today and on August 8, The Nation reports.

He added that the late Alhaja Aregesola left a remarkable legacy as a faithful wife, loving mother, community leader, leading kola nuts trader and a devout Muslim.

”She gave her very best to the service of Allah SWT in regular Asalatu as well as leadership of many Islamic charity organisations, kola nuts traders association and other women groups.

Mama was kind-hearted and generous of spirit and of her substance. She freely gave of her fountain of wisdom.  She was hard working and industrious, and famous throughout Ijesaland and beyond for her trade in kola nuts. This earned her the accolade of Iya Olobi.”

See photos from her funeral below;

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