The Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Kayode Alabi and other dignitaries have eulogised Princess Awawu Ajibike, mother of a former commissioner of Information in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulraheem Adedoyin, who died and was buried on May 7.
The death of the deceased was described as a great loss to the entire Oro kingdom by bigwigs at the Fidau prayers held on Thursday.
Also in attendance were the Deputy Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Raphael Adetiba and Senator Suleiman Makanjuola Ajadi.
One of the APC stalwarts in Kwara State, Moshood Mustapha said Late Princess Adedoyin was a good mother not only to her children, but to the entire children that came across her.
“Mama never discriminated, she took us as her sons and she always gave us motherly advice that is presently assisting us in our entire human endeavour.”
He admonished the children to continue to be upright and not to lose faith in Allah.
Another APC stalwart, Saliu Mustapha in his remark thanked Allah for a life well spent by late Awawu Adedoyin and described her death as a great loss to the family.
The eldest son of the deceased, the Oloriewe of Oro Kingdom and former Commissioner for Education in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulraheem Adedoyin expressed profound appreciation to all present for attending the eight days Fidau prayer of his late mother.
Adeedoyin described the death of the mother, Princess Awawu Ajibike Adedoyin as a great loss not only to the family but to the entire Oro Kingdom.
He said the children would continue to carry on with the selfless service to humanity and to God among other good legacies his mother left behind.
Also at the event was the Oloro of Oro Kingdom, Oba AbdulRafiu Ajiboye Oyelaran I who led other monarchs and traditional chiefs to the occasion.
Top politicians and dignitaries within and outside the state attended the eight-day Fidau prayer which took place at the market square of Ijomu-Oro.