The mother of a former Nigerian senator, Ayo Arise has died, sending family and fiends into grieving mood.
Mr. Ayo Arise
According The Nation, Mrs Felicia Aduke Arise, mother of the former Senator, representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Mr. Ayo Arise, has passed on.
A release signed by Senator Arise on behalf of the family in Oye Ekiti on Thursday, said madam Arise died on Wednesday, July 10 after a brief illness.
Mrs Arise died at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti (FETHI), where she was hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment.
The deceased born in 1933, was aged 86.
The former federal lawmaker added that burial arrangements will be communicated to the public later.
Arise described her mother as a dependable community leader and devouted Christian during her lifetime .
The APC chieftain said the family shall sorely miss her mother’s passion for community service and culture of brotherhood she held dearly while alive.