Ogun Perm Sec Dies 48 Hrs After Taking Oath of Office

The joy of the family of Mrs. Olubunmi Odumusi, who was sworn in as Permanent Secretary, Thursday, by Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, suddenly turned into sadness as the 57 old Mrs Odumusi died Friday night.
Her death is coming barely 48 hours after being sworn into office as Permanent Secretary.
A family source said Mrs. Odumusi went to bed on Friday, but failed to wake up in the morning.
Relatives said she died after a prolonged battle with cancer.
This was after she was reported to have visited both local and foreign hospitals at a huge financial cost.
A former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, reacting to her death described Mrs. Odumusi as a “gem”
‎”I join others in commiserating with the families of Mrs Olubunmi Odumusi. I have a vivid recollection of her as one of the very hardworking Directors who bought into the vision of our administration quite early,” Daniel said.
“She was very active in the Regional Master Plan of the state which we did and was one of the topmost advocate of the Master Plan. Ogun State service has indeed lost a gem and my prayer is that God in his mercies will grant the family the grace to bear this painful loss at a time when they should be celebrating her promotion. Adieu,” the former Governor wrote.
Mrs. Odumusi, a journalist, joined the civil service and rose the position of Director in the state Ministry of Information and Strategy.
She was in the United States of America for medical treatment when she received the news of her‎ promotion as Permanent Secretary. She flew back to attend the inauguration and attended the event on wheelchair on Thursday.

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