Dr Florence Ajimobi, The widow of late former Governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi, was seen furiously indignant at Seyi Makinde led administration earlier at this time over controversies of her husband’s dying and burial ceremony.
Naija Information learnt that the briefed Widow lambasted the present administration within the state, led by Engr Seyi Makinde for the way in which it dealt with the case of her husband when he was sick.
The visibly indignant widow denied ever contacting both Governor Makinde or anyone in his authorities for any form of help throughout the sickness of her husband which ultimately resulted in his dying. She denied the state authorities’s claims that the household despatched a proxy to fulfill the governor throughout the burial association of her husband.
She spoke whereas receiving a delegation of the Oyo State Authorities led by the deputy governor, Engr. Rauf Olaniyan, who was on the Ajimobi’s Oluyole residence to commiserate with the household.
The previous first woman, who acknowledged that though she isn’t supposed to speak, mentioned she determined to talk for the primary time since her husband fell unwell a couple of month in the past due to the sequence of misgivings which have been emanating from the federal government.
Whereas interesting to the federal government to cease what she described as soiled politics, she mentioned her late husband deserves higher therapy in dying, having served the state for eight years.
She mentioned: “Though I shouldn’t be the one talking I simply need to clear the air on plenty of misgivings which have been spreading.
“On behalf of my late husband, youngsters and the whole Ajimobi’s household, I need to sincerely thanks for all of your help at this very essential level of our lives.
“My husband isn’t a really tough man, however thank God we’re right here at this time. For me, when issues like this occur, I need to choose up one thing. It’s a time for each considered one of us to replicate on our lives as a result of dying is a obligatory finish. It should come when it would come. We don’t know who’s subsequent and we don’t know when our time will come.
“Both you’re a Christian or a Muslim, each religions train love and peace and I’m glad that the deputy governor of Oyo State is right here as a result of I have to put some document straight. It’s the first time I’m going to make any public announcement or assertion since my husband really died.
“I opened the papers a few days in the past and I noticed the Oyo State Authorities writing plenty of issues.
“Your Excellency, the deputy governor of Oyo State, for the avoidance of misinformation to the general public and injury to the picture of my husband as a result of my husband is a peace-loving particular person. He hunted for peace passionately.
“My husband took unwell on the 22nd of Could and he was hospitalised and I used to be studying within the papers that the Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Seyi Makinde claimed he known as me. However he didn’t.
Referring to the deputy governor, she mentioned: “I don’t have your quantity and I’ve by no means spoken with you on the telephone. But it surely’s necessary we put the document straight as a result of this can be a household of politicians and I don’t need anyone to tarnish my husband’s identify, effectively my husband is gone. It may very well be me or anybody else tomorrow.
“Life in itself is vainness upon vainness. Both you’re PDP or APC, the person is lifeless and he has been buried.
“However the governor didn’t name me. Even when he had known as me and I didn’t choose his calls, I don’t have his quantity and I’ve by no means spoken with him on the telephone, he might have despatched me a textual content message for document functions.
“After which at this time once more, I learn within the papers and noticed how the Ajimobi’s household have been mendacity about some issues.
“Mr deputy, my husband by no means had something towards the governor or anybody else. We have been in numerous events however he was an elder statesman and he slept on the bottom.
“The Governor of Oyo State by no means known as me nor despatched a condolence message, my husband was hospitalised for one month, what politics are we taking part in, please?
“Life is brief, I’m a Christian and my husband is a Muslim, all of us ought to let the concern of God information us in no matter we’re doing. Ajimobi is gone at this time, no matter he does doesn’t matter to me. It doesn’t matter to me as his spouse and his widow. I’m going to mourn and respect my husband’s needs and that was what I did at this time, laid him to relaxation peacefully.
“I don’t need any controversy. Every part I learn within the papers, I simply swallowed all of them and let it go. So, please, the press is right here, we by no means had any rift with the governor, with the state authorities, I by no means dialogued with them, I by no means contacted them nor despatched them a phrase as a result of I didn’t understand it was obligatory for me to ship official messages that my husband was hospitalised.
“I didn’t ship messages to Governor Fayemi, I didn’t ship to Governor Ganduje, I didn’t ship to Lagos State Governor, I didn’t ship messages to anyone as a result of it was everywhere in the social media they usually knew that my husband was unwell.
“I feel the least anyone can do as a God-fearing particular person was not less than to ship me a phrase of encouragement at the moment. And even after he died. Not even you Mr deputy governor known as. In case you had known as me as you claimed and I didn’t choose, you might have not less than ship me a textual content message sir.
“I don’t have your quantity, I’m the spouse of a politician, I don’t choose numbers that I don’t know sir. You possibly can ship a message. All people goes to die. My husband is lifeless and he served this state for eight good years.
“Are you saying he didn’t contribute something to this state and you might not honour him for a second. The person is lifeless and I have to put the document straight. I don’t need anyone, any authorities to garnish my husband’s picture. He was a peace-loving man. And he performed his position and he’s gone.
“No person will be on the stage for therefore lengthy. You come, play your roles and you allow. Any individual else comes. I pray for Governor Seyi Makinde to succeed as a result of that’s the solely time I’d say that my husband succeeded.
“So, please let’s put the document straight. I by no means had any interactions with Governor Seyi Makinde, he didn’t contact the household and that’s the reality. His deputy governor is right here, he didn’t even ship me a textual content message and I don’t have your quantity and I don’t choose calls from numbers that I don’t know. So, please let’s cease soiled politics.”
Naija Information learnt that it took the short intervention of Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, who shortly known as for prayers for the repose of the soul of the late governor put the matter to mattress.
Right here is the video of Ajimobi’s spouse Outburst