Princess Adenrele Oyebo Oyetokunbo Adeniran-Ogunsanya has been reportedly died of undisclosed illness.
The daughter of prominent Lagos lawyer and frontline politician in the First Republic and a close associate of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe died on Tuesday at 73.
This was confirmed in a posted on Facebook page of Abdul Azeez Adeniran, popularly known as ‘Jandor,’ a governorship aspirant in Lagos State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Jandor wrote: “You didn’t die a coward…you led our battle from the front, and waited patiently to see us cross over before leaving, even though you have been battling with the pains for months.
“Mum, thank you for seeing us this far…we will surely miss you. Rest well Princess Adenrele Oyebo Oyetokunbo Adeniran-Ogunsanya.”
Princess who has served on various ad-hoc committees both at the State and National levels, was on various boards one of which was the Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC); member, World Constitution and Parliamentary Association WCPA).
She was a Patron of Law Society, University of Lagos; Nigerian Youths Foundation; Nigerian Red Cross Society (University of Lagos Detachment). She is the founder of Lagos State Women Forum.
Princess in 2006 left the PDP and joined the Action Congress (AC) which has gone through political metamorphosis to become All Peoples Congress (APC).
Princess was appointed the Secretary to the Government of Lagos (SSG) on 18th June 2007.