Mother of Governor Seyi Makinde, Chief (Mrs) Abigail Makinde is dead.
Mrs Makinde died on Thursday at 81 years.
Government sources confirmed this to Tribune Online, though an official statement is being awaited.
Governor Seyi Makinde had during the 80th birthday of his mother on July 11, 2019, said he imbibed his mother’s bluntness and straightforward character.
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