Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has expressed sadness at the death of Madam Omowunmi Akande, wife of former APC Interim National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande.
In a statement signed by his media aide Mr. Victor Oshioke, the immediate past governor of Edo State and APC chieftain said, “I am deeply saddened by the death of Madam Omowunmi Akande. As mortals we are pained that mama is no more with us in her physical body, nonetheless we are consoled that she lived an exemplary life and her good deeds remain with us. Mama in her lifetime gained much adoration for holding the home front steadfast while her husband and our venerated leader, Chief Bisi Akande fought for the entrenchment of democracy in our great country. In this regard, her sacrifices are no less important than that of those who were at the frontlines for the actualization of our present political dispensation. “
”I know how difficult it is for our leader, her husband, to bear the loss of such a jewel who has been a loyal wife, dependable companion and trusted adviser for over 5 decades, but I am relieved knowing that God blessed their union with wonderful children who are quite resourceful, cultured and well groomed to give our leader the necessary support he deserves. “
On behalf of my family, I extend our most sincere condolences to Chief Bisi Akande, the children and the entire extended family of our departed mother. May God forgive her sins and grant her eternal rest in paradise” the statement concluded.