By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
Ibadan based gospel music impresario, Evangelist (Dr) Bola Are has commiserated with Governor Seyi Makinde, his entire family and the good people of the state over the death of his mother, Mrs. Abigail Makinde.
Mrs. Abigail Makinde died at the age of 81 at her residence without any sign of ailment.
Dr Bola Are in a statement described the demise of the great woman as a huge loss to the family and the state as a whole.
“On behalf of my family, Bola Are Gospel Foundation and the good people of Oyo State, I hereby commiserate with our God-given governor, Engr Seyi Makinde on the death of his mother Mr Abigail Makinde.
“The news of the sudden passage of this great matriarch came to us as a rude shock.
“She had done a lot for the state through her son, governor Seyi Makinde. Though her exit is painful, we believe she has gone to rest.”
“We pray God to give the governor and his entire family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Dr Are then urged the people of the state to pray and dderally support for governor Makinde at this trying period.