Madam Comfort Faramobi Ajoke Olasoji, the maternal grandmother of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has died at the age of 103.

A statement by the Ooni’s Director of Media and Public Affairs, Mr Moses Olafare, disclosed that ‘mama agba’ as fondly called, gave up the ghost at her residence in Ile-Ife on Saturday night at the age of 103 years.

The statement said mama was a prominent trader, selling foodstuffs at Oja Itaakogun, Oja Titun and other markets in Ile-Ife and environs in her active years.

It described Mama as a disciplined, and committed Christian who spent her life for the service of God and humanity.

She is survived by children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and her burial has been slated for next week Saturday at her residence in Ile-Ife.

Wasiu Ajadosu 


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