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Bola Tinubu Narrates Mother’s Last Moments “Mom Never Showed Any Death Sign”

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June 22, 2013  – Bola Tinubu Narrates Mother’s Last Moments “Mom Never Showed Any Death Sign”

Last week, Ex-Lagos Governor, Bola Tinubu lost his aged mother, madam Abibat Mogaji.

Here is what her son said about her final moments before death.

“Mama never showed any sign of death lately although in the past, we have had cause to panic after repeated bolts of sicknesses due to old age. But this time around, Mama was hale and hearty till her last moment.

“We woke up that day and she was in her room relaxing.She had her breakfast, an oatmeal and went back to sleep. In the afternoon, after she observed the noon prayer, she called for her lunch. She ate tuwo, a local meal popular with Kwara state indigenes. Not quite long after,  between 4 and 5 pm, she called for me as I entered, she just shouted, Allahau Akbar three times and after that, she  kept silent and that was it. She never woke up again. We started calling families, friends and other people to tell them what happened.

“I was so shocked, because I have never seen such a peaceful passing away of anybody like that.  I thank God that Mama lived a fulfilled life worthy of emulation.”

She has been buried. View photos from her burial here.



  1. Saphire

    June 22, 2013 at 9:02 AM

    My groundma slept peacefuly too ooooo @ age 102…she dn’t show any sign of death too ooo..she eat her brkfast had her bath all by herself..went to slip and she never wakeup again….i went to wake her up..i saw her smilling and sleeping…when she refused to wake..i call on her doctor who comfirmed she av smiled to enternity…Keep smiling in bossom of the Almighty God…Ezinne Grace Mgbokwu Educhieke wzwokoli.

  2. Saphire

    June 22, 2013 at 9:08 AM


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    June 22, 2013 at 12:37 PM

    Eya sorri take heart i knw hw u feel baba may her soul rest in peace. Life is notin we should all b prepared if death should come no one can excape death we are all wearin d unbrella of death.

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