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The Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba has lost his longest served private secretary, Mrs Iyabo Akindele who died at 54.
Akindele popularly called “aunty Iyabo”, died on Monday, September 13,2021 after a brief illness.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the deceased had been with the former Governor for over thirty years before she fell ill.
PLATFORM TIMEE further gathered that while she was sick her boss took the the responsibilities of her medical treatment as he reportedly ordered she should be taken to Babcock University Teaching Hospital in Ilishan Remo.
Aunty Iyabo took her last breath at the private teaching hospital .
Findings revealed that the late private Secretary was a known household name in Osoba”s political empire and she was cherished by politicians, visitors and loyalists of her boss because of her humility, respect and dedication to work throughout her life time, a woman identified as one of the soldiers of the Christ.
Confirming the incident , a former House of Representatives from Ifo/Ewekoro ,Kunle Adeyemi lamented the loss of the loyal and faithful staff of the former Governor.
Adeyemi issued the statement from Osoba”s residence issued emphasising that the late woman who was survived by two children was known to be very sincere, honest and stood for the truth at all times.
He stressed that she was a great woman with a beautiful soul and a rare breed’
The statement read “The world just lost another great and gentle soul and one of the soldiers of Christ. Iyabo or Mummy Tobi, as she was fondly called. She was very sincere, honest and stood for the truth at all times, A great woman with a beautiful soul, a rare breed’, the statement stated.
“She was a sister, friend, consoler, stabilizer and adviser. Our great leader, Chief Olusegun Osoba, his Family and political Associates will miss her . May the Almighty God grant the family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss and grant her peaceful soul eternal rest.”