The mother of the Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin, Chief Mrs Justina Iyabo Ogundoyin is dead
She was the fourth wife of the late Eruwa born philanthropist and Business Mogul, Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin.
Chief Mrs Justina Iyabo Ogundoyin is survived by four children, Adesoji, Adebo (Oyo State Speaker), Adetoye and Aderemi.
The deceased was until her death the Iyaloja General of Ibarapa land.
Meanwhile, the Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has described the death of his mother as devasting and shocking.
” My mum just bid farewell to this sinful world. This is really painful and nothing can be more painful than this to me and my entire family. She was a good mum to everyone of us and she was a good person to so many people. We have lost our jewel of inestimable value. To me there are no words to explain the grief and sorrow I am feeling at the moment. We will forever cherish the fond memories we had with her . She was the best mother anyone could have. ”
Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said his entire family has lost a great pillar of support and a loving and caring woman who sacrificed everything for the success and growth of her children and everyone around her.
“The loss of a mother is huge and heartbreaking and this is the condition we are in presently. May the Lord repose her soul and grant her eternal rest. May God watch over everyone of us she left behind,” Hon Adebo Ogundoyin prayed.
Chief Mrs Tina Ogundoyin was an Ibadan based prominent socialite, whose husband died 32 years ago.
Even though the deceased was a polygamist, Tina who was the most prominent of his wives refused to take on another man’s name via marriage due to her undying love and loyalty to her late husband. Incidentally, Tina who was an Igbo woman lived all her life in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and attended St Theresa’s College, Ibadan.
Popularly referred to as Queen of Sheba and despite being a grandmother, her disarming beauty and in-depth knowledge of fashion were just some of the things she has going for her and which made her relevant till death. A successful business woman, she ran several business ventures among which is an oil and gas company.