Edo First Lady, Clara Oshimole Is Dead
Huhuonline.com can disclose that Mrs. Clara Oshiomole,(Nee Akharagbon), first lady of Edo state is dead. She passed away after a protracted battle with cancer. Our checks reveal that 54 years old mother of five, died at 10.53 pm, Tuesday, at a clinic located in Maitama Abuja.
She is survived by her husband, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomole and five children ( Cyril, Winnie, Jane, Steve and Adams Jnr) .
In the words of a family source, 'Clara and Adams had a unique union, he was the head, but she was his neck'.
' she was a solid pillar behind her husband, through his days as a frontline labour activist and through the struggle to reclaim his mandate freely given to him by the good people of Edo State,"
Until her demise, she ran a pet project, the Health Foundation for Maternal and Child Care, which provided quality healthcare for pregnant women and the girl-child.
The Edo state government has opened a condolence registers at the Government House, Benin City; the State Secretariat, Benin City; Edo House, Abuja and Edo State Liaison office, Victoria Island, Lagos.