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Nigerian Governors Who Lost Their Parents While Serving

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Parents to a child they said are adorable gift one cherishes especially when they are still alive without minding their age. Some Nigerian governors

Parents to a child they said are adorable gift one cherishes especially when they are still alive without minding their age.

Some Nigerian governors in their course of serving their fellow citizens lost their parents.

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Some of the governors are Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State who recently lost his mother, Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu in September 2022 .

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Governor Dapo Abiodun of Osun State also last his father Dr Emmanuel Abiodun,at the age of 89 .

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The octogenarian was said to have died after a brief illness in August 2021.

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak lost his father,Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq SAN (OFR), died in Abuja on July 2020.

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Former Governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola also lost his mother, Madam Saratu Aregbesola, while he was serving in 2017.

Others are, Governor Ahmadu Umar Fintiri of Adamawa State he lost his mother, Hajiya Fatima Umar Badami, who died at the Federal Medical Centre in Yola following a protracted illness.

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Mrs Badami died at the age of 68 years in April 2020.

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Former Governor of Bayelsa, Seriake Dickson also lost his beloved mother, Mrs. Gold Coast Dickson at 72 years of age in August 2018.

Mrs. Dickson died of cancer at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, united States (U.S.), where she was receiving treatment.

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Former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola also lost his father, Alhaji Ademola Fashola in August 2013 while he was serving his second term in office as governor.

Alhaji Fashola died in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, at the age of 79, after a protracted illness.

Hammed Tajudeen is the Editor-In-Chief of Blaze Newz Nigeria, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication.

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