Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has commiserated with the former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko over the death of his mother.
Governor Fayemi in a personally signed condolence message to the former Governor, said he received the news of the death of the matriarch of the Mimiko dynasty with shock. He, however urged Dr Mimiko to look at the bright side and celebrate the life and legacy of his late mother.
Governor Fayemi described the late Madam Muinat Mimiko as an amazing woman of substance, Community leader and a lover of God and humanity.
Noting the inevitability of death, Dr Fayemi urged Dr Mimiko and the entire family to be comforted by the fact their late mother lived a great and impactful life.
“No matter how old our parents lived, we always wish they could stay a little longer. Regrettably, death is inevitable. No matter how much we love, cherish and appreciate our parents, it is their prayers to die before us.
“Mama served God and humanity, and as God has permitted, she has finished her course and been called home to receive her crown of glory.
“I have no doubt that mama’s contributions to the society will continue to be referenced through your impacts and those of your siblings. She was an amazing woman of substance, a community leader and a lover of God and humanity.
“On behalf of my wife, Bisi, the government and people of Ekiti State, I offer my heart felt commiserations to you and the family and pray for the repose of the soul of our dear mother.” the Governor added.