The Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter has commiserated with the families of the state chairman of the party, Hon. Olasoji Adagunodo.
In a release by the State Publicity Secretary of the party, Hon. Sunday Bisi and made available to news men in Osogbo today, the PDP said “although Mama died at a ripe age of one hundred and seven years, we still feel pained by her exit among us for so many reasons too numerous to mention among which was her passion for children, especially those whose parents are not fiscally buoyant enough to take care of.
“Mama Emilia Moradeke Adagunodo, Nee Oriowo from Idoka was married to Prince Olowookere Adagunodo of Ilowa Ijesa about 85 years ago.
“Mama was an industrious, great merchant and popular clothing trader in her hay days which earned her the nickname *IYA ALASO* and was well known across the length and breadth of Yoruba land.
“Among her children were late Prince Joel Olajoyetan Adagunodo, (the father of the State Chairman, Hon. Soji Adagunodo, Mrs. Felicia Olubunmi Arowojobe, Hon. Justus Bamidele Adagunodo, Mopelola Adagunodo Olowookere, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren too numerous to mention. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.”