The late mother of the Governor, Madam Abigail Makinde died after a brief illness related to old age.
Recall that Makinde celebrated his Mum’s 80th birthday in November, 2019.
Meanwhile Engr Raufu Olaniyan has Condoled Governor Seyi Makinde over his mother’s demise.
The the deputy governor said, “Mama’s death is particularly painful to me because ever since I came in contact with her, she has always treated me like a son. She was always very warm and pleasant towards me just as she was to all that cross her path while she was with us.”
“Even though Mama’s departure is sad and painful to all who knew her, we however take solace in the fact that she lived an exemplary life worthy of emulation. She will continue to live on, in our hearts.
We are thankful to God for Mama’s life, for the love and pleasant memories she left behind and more importantly, we are deeply grateful to her for allowing God bless Oyo state through her with the emergence of Engr. Seyi Makinde, as our governor and other illustrious children who God blessed us with through her.