Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko on Saturday lost his mother, Mrs Muniat Mimiko(nee Ogunsulie).
Mrs Mimiko died in her home in Ondo, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of the state.
The former Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Ex-Governor, Eni Akinsola confirmed the death of Mrs Mimiko.
Akinsola said the octogenarian woman died in her sleep at the residence of her son where she lived till her death.
The former Governor was on Friday honoured by the Ondo State University of Medical Sciences, Ondo.
The deceased was a community leader and successful trader who bagged different chieftaincy and religious titles.
The family is yet to release details of her burial ceremony but it was learnt that sympathisers from both within and outside the state have been visiting the Ondo country home of former Governor. Mimiko.
The deceased is survived by other children including Prof. Mimiko, a former Vice chancellor of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko