Tinubu mourns Alaba Lawson

President Tinubu has expressed grief over the death of Nigerian business magnate and Iyalode of Yorubaland, Alaba Lawson.

  • President Tinubu has mourned the death of Alaba Lawson
  • The Iyalode of Yorubaland died on Saturday morning
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President Bola Tinubu is mourning the death of Iyalode of Yorubaland, Alaba Lawson.

Lawson, a business mogul and educationist died in the early hours of Saturday.

Her death was announced in a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of Abeokuta Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture, Abdulrahman Maku.

Reacting to her death, Tinubu in a statement, on Saturday, by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, described 72-year-old Lawson as an enterprising, courageous, astute, distinguished businesswoman and leader.

“Iyalode Lawson epitomised enterprise, brilliance, and ingenuity. Her death is a very painful loss. May the Almighty God grant her eternal rest,”

Until her death, she was the Iyalode of Egbaland and Chairman of Chairman Board of Trustees of ABEOCCIMA.

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