Abiodun pays glowing tribute to late Alaperu’s wife
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has extolled the exemplary virtues of the late wife of the Alaperu of Iperu, Olori Kehinde Idowu Basibo-Odoru, describing her as a strong pillar for her husband and a unifying factor for the entire royal family while alive.
The governor, who expressed his heartfelt condolences to the royal father, Alaiyeluwa, Oba Adeleke Idowu-Basibo, and the people of the town over the loss, prayed for necessary fortitude to carry on in her absence.
He recounted the enviable attributes of the late Olori while alive as bold, lovely and supportive, with passion to help those around her. He added that she would be sorely missed by her immediate family, the entire town of Iperu and Ogun State in general.
“On behalf of the government and the good people of Ogun State, I want to express my heartfelt condolences to my brother, the Alaperu of Iperu, Oba Adeleke Idowu-Basibo, on the passing of his adorable wife.”
“The late Olori was a friend and reliable companion to her husband till death. She was also a doting mother to her children, we are going to sorely miss her and may the good Lord repose her soul,” Abiodun said.
The late queen who passed on at the age of 61 on July 27, 2023 was born on April 23, 1962. A funeral service was held in her honour on Friday at St. James Anglican Church, Iperu.
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