Buhari calls, writes Akande over wife's death

Buhari Condoles With Akande Over Wife's Death

Buhari Condoles With Akande Over Wife's Death

"I have no doubt in my mind that Mama's death has left a huge vacuum in the immediate family of the Akande dynasty, Osun, the whole of the South-West and the entire progressive family".

Adetimehin "Mrs Akande is a loving mother who was supportive and accorded all political associates of her husband respect as well as political supporters". However, the cause of her death has not been revealed by the family.

"On behalf of my family and the good people of Ondo-North senatorial district, I extend heartfelt condolence to the family of Chief Bisi Akande, the people of the State of Osun and Nigerians on the demise of Madam Omowunmi Akande".

"He gave me the news of Madam Akande's death and said that the president and himself are very sad over the sudden death of Mrs Akande".

Among the early callers at the sleepy town for the funeral rite were the governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, the governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola, and his counterpart from Oyo, Abiola Ajimobi among others.

Although the nature of the sickness has not been made public, a source within the hospital premises who pleaded anonymity said she was brought in to the hospital dead.

"In the face of the ups and downs in Baba Akande's political odyssey, Mama stood by him like a strong pillar".

The APC, in a statement signed on Wednesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, extended its condolences to the former Governor Of Osun State.

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with founding chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande, over the death of his wife Omowunmi.

Garba Shehu who is the spokesperson to the president disclosed this on Thursday, July 13.

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