Immediate past lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has lost his mother, Alhaja Wulemotu Kashamu. She was 96.
A statement issued by Kashamu’s Media Adviser, Austin Oniyokor says “Alhaja Kashamu died Wednesday, at a highbrow hospital on Victoria Island, Lagos.
“The remains of late Alhaja Kashamu will be committed to mother earth by 2:00p.m. on Thursday, 8th August, 2019, in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State, according to Islamic rites.
“Until her death, the late Alhaja Kashamu was a prominent businesswoman, community and religious leader.
“Senator Kashamu is the second son and third child of the late Alhaja Kashamu.”
The statement also said that the family has decided “as a mark of respect to the memory of Alhaja Kashamu, the annual Sallah party earlier fixed for Monday, 12th August, 2019, has been cancelled. We regret any inconveniences this might cause.”