Ex-Minister for State Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro has lost his 95-year-old mum.
According to family sources, the ex-Senator’s mum, who is widely referred to as Iya Lati, breathed her last in the early hours of Saturday, June 3, 2017.
The remains of the late mother of the politician is scheduled for burial in Lagos on Saturday, June 3, 2017 according to Islamic rites. She is survived by children, one of whom is Senator Musiliu Obanikoro.
Sources close to the politician noted that he has been thrown into a state of mourning as politicians, friends and family have been thronging his home to pay condolence visits.
Sen Musiliu Obanikoro recently mended fences with APC National leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu – a move that has sparked off rumours of his intention to defect to the ruling party.