Mr Lucky Igbinedion, a former governor of Edo State, has lost his mother, Mrs Maria Oredola Igbinedion.
According to a statement by the former governor, she was 85 years old and she is survived by children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The statement reads, “With gratitude to God for a fruitful and eventful life, we announce the transition to glory of our mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Madam Maria Oredola Igbinedion who joined the Saints in the early hours of December 2, 2021, at the age of 85. She is survived by children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.”
According to the former governor, the burial arrangement of the late octogenarian would be announced later.
She was a descendant of the popular Ogbebor family of Usen, in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of the State.