Father of the late Mrs. Stella Obasanjo, Dr. Christopher Abebe, is dead.
Abebe died yesterday after a brief illness. He was 99.
The late Abebe was the Odionwere (village head) of Iruekpen community in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State.
The Nation reports that a family source, who broke the news to reporters in Benin City, said: “He died this afternoon after a brief illness. He was the Odionwere of Iruekpen and by tradition, his death will not be announced until a meeting is called by his second- in-command.”
Iruekpen is also the hometown of former Edo State Governor Oserheimen Osunbor