I’ll Forever Miss Stella – 10 years after, Obasanjo Speaks On His Late Wife

Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo has confessed that he is still missing his late wife, Stella Obasanjo.

While speaking at the 10th memorial service for Late first lady, Stella Obasanjo, at the Chapel of Christ the Glorious King located inside the premises of the Presidential Library, Abeokuta, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said he would for the rest of his life continue to miss his late wife who died a decade ago.

It can be recalled that the former first lady died on October 23, 2005, during a botched cosmetic procedure in a Spanish hospital in Spain.

While acknowledging that much had been said of his late wife in his book, “My Watch”, Obasanjo said, “I won’t say much about her today because much had been written already in my tribute about my late wife in the book, ‘My Watch’ and part of it says, she will be dearly missed by me, my family and the Abebe family.”
Also speaking on behalf of the Abebe family of the late Stella, John Abebe narrated fond memories of Mrs. Stella Obasanjo.

In his sermon titled, “Keep her Memory Alive”, the presiding preacher, Pastor Yussuf Obaje described Stella as an epitome of womanhood, and urged the family to continue to keep her legacy alive.

Notable among the personalities present at the event include the Deputy National Chairman South of the APC and former governor of Ekiti state, Segun Oni, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Ogun state governor, Ibikunke Amosun, Funso Kupolokun, among others.


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