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Oyo Speaker Felicitates with HID Awolowo at 99


By Adeola Oladele, Ibadan

The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Monsurat Sunmonu has felicitated with the matriarch of Awolowo dynasty,Chief (Mrs) H.I.D Awolowo as she turns 99.

In a statement issued in Ibadan by her Publicity Officer,Mrs Afolake Balogun and made available to WESTERN POST, Hon Sunmonu thanked God for sparing the live of Mama Dideolu Awolowo till today.

She described her as a blessing to the womenfolk, adding that Chief H I D Awolowo served as a strong pillar of support to the late sage, Cheif Obafemi Awolowo during his lifetime.

Hon. Sunmonu, who noted Mama’s effort in the stability and relevance of the Yoruba race, then commended the nonagenarian for her motherly role in the nation building after the demise of her husband.

While praying for her long life and prosperity, she equally called on mothers to imbibe her virtue for the good of their

respective families.


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