The Ogun State Government on on Saturday has announced the death of Betty Olubunmi Odumusi, a senior civil servant in the state Ministry of Information and Strategy, who was recently promoted to the position of Permanent Secretary.
Odumusi died in the early hours of Saturday. She was one of the 14 newly-appointed Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service, who were sworn into office on September 1.
A career civil servant described by colleagues as “hardworking, conscientious and dedicated”, Odumusi had served the Ogun State government for 31 years before her death. She was aged 57.
The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, while commiserating with the Odumusi family, prayed for the repose of the soul of the departed.
The governor also prayed that the good Lord grants the husband of the deceased, her children and colleagues she left behind in the state Civil service “the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”.