The wife of the former premier of the western region and prominent figure in the Yoruba tribe, Chief Hannah Idown Dideolu Awolowo has reportedly givenup the ghost. The 99-year old was married to Chief Obafemi Awolowo till his death in 1987.

She reportedly died on Saturday the 19th of September. President Muhammadu Buhari has given his condolences to the family. Details about the death remain vague as the Awolowo clan is not being too keen with spilling too much.

•Kanyinsola Olorunnisola