- Professor Yemi Osinbajo commiserated with Chief Bisi Akande on the demise of his wife
- Osinbajo landed in Ibadan and proceeded to Osun state for her burial
Professor Yemi Osinbajo has landed in Ibadan, Oyo state, from where he proceeded to Ila-Orangun, Osun state, for the funeral ceremony of Mrs. Omowunmi Akande, wife of Chief Bisi Akande.
NAIJ.com had reported that the wife of the APC chieftain passed away on Monday, July 10.
The acting president touched down in the state on Thursday, July 13, where he was received by Governor Abiola Ajimobi.
NAIJ.com had reported that Omowunmi and Bisi Akande got married 51 years ago and the marriage is blessed with several children.
“For about 48 years now that I have gotten married, I am still with my wife,” Akande said in January 2014 at the 70th birthday of Omowunmi.
He eulogized his wife as the best woman any man could pray to have.
“In our marriage we agreed to live together no matter what the condition is. Except for when I was in the prison, we have always been together and we will always be.
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“What has kept us this far is that from the beginning, we take ourselves not just as husband and wife but also as brother and sister. We do everything together; we love each other, take care of the children together and spend money together,” he said.
Among the children of the couple are Dr. Wuraola Solabi who married in June this year in Ibadan and Osun state commissioner for health, Dr Temitope Ilori.
Watch a NAIJ.com TV video below of Nigerians comparing Osinbajo and President Buhari: