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Seyi Makinde loses mother

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Mrs Makinde reportedly died in the early hours of Thursday.

Abigail Makinde, the mother of the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, is dead.

The Chief Press Secretary to Mr Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, however, told PREMIUM TIMES that the family will soon make an official statement on the death of the deceased.

Our correspondent gathered that Mr Makinde lost his father, Olatunbosun Makinde, a few years ago.

It was learnt that Mrs Makinde died in the early hours of Thursday.

She died at the age of 81.

Our correspondent gathered that she died when she was preparing for her 82nd birthday.

Mr Adisa, in a telephone conversation with PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday, said, “Yes. The family will make an official statement.

“The family will soon make an official statement. In the next few minutes, the family will make an official statement, in few minutes.”