The Government of Ondo State said it earlier Saturday, received the news of the demise of Mama Muyinat Mimiko, the mother of former Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko with shock.
In a statement signed by the Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation , Mr Donald Ojogo, the government said :”With a deep sense of loss, Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu SAN, on behalf of the Government as well as the good people of Ondo State, shares this moment of loss with his school mate, friend of decades and immediate predecessor in office, Dr Olusegun Mimiko .
Ondo Information Commissioner said Governor Akeredolu considers Mama’s exit a personal loss.
” Undoubtedly, her exit has created an irreplaceable vacuum in the family and her immediate environment. Nonetheless, our collective sense of fulfillment lies in the comfort of Mama’s hardwork, high moral standards, discipline as well as prayers for her children.
” The Government of Ondo State is particularly enthralled by the exploits of one of her sons, Olusegun, the former Governor whose shrewd intervention in the critical health sector is now a reference point.
” While appreciating God’s benevolence and Grace of age on Mama, our prayers are with the children and the entire family during this period of grief and personal loss of their beloved Mother”..