The death of Mrs. Olufunmilayo Osunla has been announced by her family. Profoundly called Iya Dare Onigbin, she died yesterday afternoon after a brief illness at the age of 64. She is survived by five children, grand children, uncles and sisters.
Iya Dare Onigbin is a famous marketer of snails and other farm produces which she exports and also sell in retail and wholesale at Igbara Oke, Ondo State, the home of her late husband.
Mama became famous after Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu paid her a surprise visit at her shop along Akure-Ilesha Highway sometimes in 2018. She had been a long time customer of the Governor and they have since remained friends.
Her son in-law, Comr. Rotimi Ajayi(Osama) expressed utter shock. “Mummy is the type of in-law anybody can pray for. She was not just my mother in law, she was my mother. She is caring and loving to a fault. She did all she could to keep all her children happy and I’m glad she saw all her children give birth before she left this sinful world. We will all miss her.