Ogun governor’s father dies at 89



Renowned educationist and father of Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, Dr. Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun, has died aged 89.

His transition was announced in a statement by the family at Iperu-Remo, Ogun State on Monday.

The educationist died on Monday after a brief illness.

Dr. Abiodun, a devout Christian, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Victoria Abiodun, many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and other family members.

The statement said the deceased worked as a school teacher for many years across the old Western State and was fondly called “Baba Teacher” due to his dedication to duty imparting knowledge and inculcating the right values in his students.

The statement said further announcements will be made by the family in due course.