President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock at the death of Ibidun Ighodalo, wife of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo of Trinity House, based in Lagos.
PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported the death of popular Nigerian event planner, Mrs Ighodalo.
A source close to the family confirmed her death to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday.
The deceased passed on after a brief illness.
A former beauty queen, Mrs Ighodalo won the Miss Lux title, over a decade ago.
Mrs Ighodalo’s family later confirmed her death in a statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday.
In a statement released by the Presidency on Monday, The President shared the pain and sorrow of the family at the sudden death and prays God’s comfort for the entire family, friends and members of Trinity House.
He recalls that Pastor Ighodalo is one person who faithfully prays for the country, and the government, noting that he sent him a personal letter of condolence when his former Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, passed away in April.
“Please accept my condolence. May God give you the fortitude to bear the loss, and strengthen you at this trying time,” President Buhari said.
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