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Edo First Lady, Clara Oshimole Is Dead

Listen to article 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.