His Royal Highness, the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi is currently in a state of mourning as he has lost his dear mother, Suebat Amope Akanbi.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Oluwo, Alli Ibraheem made the sad announcement via a signed statement.
Read the statement below…
“Rest on Iya Oba, Your Death is Regrettable But Deserves Celebration – Oluwo
I mourn the death of Iya Oba, Suebat Amope Akanbi nee Alimi “Iya Onigold”. Your passing was regrettable but we dare not question God. As a nonagenarian, I will celebrate your passing to a greater glory because your glory shined in your lifetime.
You were an achiever. You witnessed the glory of your child becoming Oluwo. You felt fulfilled. You felt the joy and died joyfully.
May your continue to rest in peace good mother. I felt the loss but still celebrating it. You came, you saw, you conquered.
Alli Ibraheem, Chief Press Secretary to Oluwo”