The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condoled with the Governor of Oyo State Seyi Makinde, over the death of his mother and Matriarch of the Makinde family, Madam Omojolagbe Abigail Makinde.
In a statement by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan and sent to African Community News, ACN, the party its leadership and entire members across the states and the Federal Capital Territory are in mourning over the death of the Governor’s mother.
The stated has it that- “Our party grieves over the death of this great personality, particularly at this time Oyo state and indeed the nation at large, need her prayers, intercessions and wise counsel the most.
“Madam Makinde was a rare gem; an exceptionally resourceful, upright, straightforward and patriotic Nigerian, who sacrificially committed her life towards the good, welfare and development of others rather than herself.
“Though we deeply mourn at this point, our party draws solace from the fact that she lived a fulfilled life and bequeathed to our nation, a patriot in Governor Makinde.
“Indeed, Governor Makinde’s exceptional commitment to duty, forthrightness in governance, love for his people and Nigerians at large, all stem from the tutelage and nurturing he received from his mother.
“Our party indeed identify with Governor Makinde and the Makinde family at this moment of grief.
“We also commiserate with the government and people of Oyo state and pray God to grant us all the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss, particularly given that she rests on in the bosom of her Lord and creator,” the statement concluded.