Aregbesola Osun state Governor loses mum

The business tycoon reportedly died in the governor's hometown of Ilesha early on Tuesday morning.

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Governor Rauf Aregbesola with his late mother Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola play

Governor Rauf Aregbesola with his late mother Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola

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Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola has lost his mother, Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola, aka, Mama Olóbì, on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

The 85-year-old business tycoon reportedly died in the governor's hometown of Ilesha early on Tuesday.

The governor's Twitter handle (@raufaregbesola) appeared to confirm the story when it tweeted only minutes ago, "Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un."

This Arabic statement translates to "From Allah we came, to Him we shall return."

The governor is currently in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi state for the Federal Government-Progressive Governors Forum Parley on Policy Synergy to ensure Development.

Governor Rauf Aregbesola with other governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Federal Government-Progressive Governors Forum Parley on Policy Synergy to ensure Development in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi state, on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 play

Governor Rauf Aregbesola with other governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Federal Government-Progressive Governors Forum Parley on Policy Synergy to ensure Development in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi state, on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

(Twitter/@GovKaduna)

Alhaja Saratu will be buried later in the day according to Islamic rites.

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