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HID Awolowo First daughter narrates how her 99-yr old mum died

She further revealed that the late politician’s widow spent a total of five minutes with her family that include her children and grand children before breathing her last at exactly 3:06pm.

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, HID Awolowo and Aremo Osoba play

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, HID Awolowo and Aremo Osoba

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Late Chief Obafemi and Chief Mrs HID Awolowo play

Late Chief Obafemi and Chief Mrs HID Awolowo

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Mrs Omotola Oyediran, the first daughter of late Obafemi and HID Awolowo, has narrated how her 99-years old mum died on Saturday, September 19, 2015 in Ikenne, Ogun State.

Read: HID Awolowo: Late politician's wife dies at 99

Mrs Oyadiran informed that the late humanitarian and political influencer died in the company of her children while strategising towards her 100th birthday.

She further revealed that the late politician’s widow spent a total of five minutes with her family that include her children and grand children before breathing her last at exactly 3:06pm.

Read: Lawmakers eulogise late HID Awolowo

 “It is with gratitude to God for her remarkable and illustrious life, the entire Awolowo family announce the glorious home calling of our dear Matriarch, Yeye Oodua, Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo on Saturday (yesterday) afternoon.

Mama died as gloriously as she lived, she spent the day in the company of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Read: "HID Awolowo will be long remembered and celebrated," President says

She shared a precious five minutes with them when she went in to pray for them as they met to plan her centenary birthday.

‘She died a couple of hours later as she had always wished, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grand children,” a statement from the family reads.

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