Sept 19, 2015 – Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s Wife Is Dead: Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo Dies In Ikenne Today, Daughter Reveals Her Last Moment
More details have emerged on the death of late Obafemi Awolowo’s wife, Madam Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo.
The matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty breathe her last breath around 3:15pm today Saturday the 19th of September at her home in Ikenne Ogun State.
Her first daughter, Omotola Oyediran said she died joyously in the presence of her children and grand children after eating pounded cocoyam this afternoon at the age of 99.
“We were in a meeting at Efunyela hall where arrangement on her centenary birthday was being planned. She came to meet us there and played a lot with us. She prayed a lot for all us one after the other and she even ate pounded cocoyam with us. “Immediately after she finished eating, she told us that she wanted to go in and rest a bit, not knowing that she will be going to rest till eternity,” Omotola Oyediran revealed.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at Babcock University Morgue as family prepares for her burial.
May her soul rest in peace.