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Abike Dabiri’s mother is dead

Sadiat Erogbogbo, the mother to the Chairman of Nigeria Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has died at 90.

President Muhammadu Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, commiserated with Dabiri-Erewa and her siblings and prayed to God to comfort them.

The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on the loss of her mother, Alhaja Sadiat Abeke Erogbogbo, a retired teacher and businesswoman, aged 90.

“The President equally sends words of comfort to the other children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of the departed, who was known as ‘Kind Teacher’ in the early part of her professional life.

“He recalls that Alhaja Erogbogbo was a well-rounded Nigerian, born in Kano, schooled in Lagos, and later taught in Kano, Lagos and Jos, where she impacted positively on the lives of students who passed through her tutelage, hence the sobriquet, ‘Kind Teacher.’

“President Buhari prays that the soul of Mama Erogbogbo will rest well, and that God will comfort all those she left behind.”

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