Reports reaching us say the mother of the Executive Governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola, has passed on today, August 1, 2017.
According the source, Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola, also known as Mama Olobi, died this morning in Ilesha. Meanwhile, reports say Aregbesola, is on a trip to Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, for the Federal Government-Progressive Governors Forum Parley on Policy Synergy to ensure Development.
The governor’s Twitter handle (@raufaregbesola) appeared to confirm the story when it tweeted only a couple of miniutes ago: “Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un (‘from Allah we came, to Him we shall return’).”
According to Islamic rites, the governor’s mother will be buried later in the day, Pulse reports.
We shall give you more details as event unfolds.