Chief Mrs. Sinatu Aduke Sanni, fondly called ‘Iya Olumo’ in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital is dead.
Sanni, regarded as one of the oldest women in the state capital and the mother goddess of the tourist centre, died on Wednesday.
The mother goddess, who celebrated her last birthday last year at age 137 according to her son, Solomon Adio, died at her Itoko residence in Abeokuta after a brief illness.
Adio, added that her mother had lived in one of the enclaves under the Olumo Rock for more than 40 years where she served the gods of the rock before her death.
“Mama will be 138 years old by August 5. She died after a brief illness.
“She was the mother of the deity. We are going to miss her a lot. Mama lived her life for the rock, for the deity. She was dedicated to the gods,” Adio concluded