Jonathan Commiserates With Soyinka Over Loss Of DaughterLatest News, News Monday, December 30th, 2013
Ayo Balogun, Lagos
President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka over the death of his daughter, Iyetade at the age of 48.
The president, in a statement issued and signed by Dr. Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity said his entire administration mourned the departure of Iyetade at such a time as this.
According to him, being that Iyetade was still very young, her death was most painful, while praying God to grant the Soyinka’s family the fortitude to bear the loss.
He president urged them to take solace in the belief that Iyetade has gone to rest with God in eternity.
Iyetade, a mother of two, died while receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Born on June 6, 1965, the deceased attended Staff School and Queens School, Ibadan before reading Medicine at the University of Ibadan.
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