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Osinbajo, Abiodun, Kwakwaso, Daniel Grace Isiaka’s Mother’s Burial In Ogun

By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Sunday graced the burial ceremony of Alhaja Kuburat Isiaka, the mother of Gboyega Isiaka, a one-time governorship candidate and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The ceremony, which was held at Imeko Afon Local Government in Ogun West Senatorial District also had in attendance, former governors of Ogun and Kano states, Gbenga Daniel and Rabiu Kwankwaso respectively.
Speaking at the ceremony, Osinbajo described the deceased as a remarkable and God fearing woman, who loved the community like she loved her children.
“I am honoured to be here to celebrate the woman who had shown her people the true definition of love and oneness.
“She lost her husband when Gboyega was 14 years old. She served her community, the people and she became Iya Adinni of Imeko Afon,” he said.
The vice president described the first son of the deceased, Gboyega Isiaka as a reliable man with a positive-minded character.
Earlier,  Governor Abiodun described the late madam Isiaka as a hardworking and dedicated woman who started from a humble background, saying she spent her time and resources to train her children.
The governor noted that the entire Ogun West were impacted by the life of madam Isiaka and her children.
“Mama’s son, Gboyega is a principled man, humble, dependable, consistent and progressive-minded,” he said.
In his appreciation speech, Isiaka appreciated the vice president for attending the burial ceremony.
He noted that the presence of Osinbajo and other notable dignitaries made it the highest ranking government officials that would be in Imeko Afon local government since its inception.
Isiaka, the chairman, Ogun Guangdong Free Trade Zone,  called on the government for more development in Imeko town, saying that there were lots of facilities that required development.

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