Senator Smart Adeyemi’s wife, Yemisi, has passed on.
Adeyemi represented Kogi West Senatorial District in the Senate until 2015.
Yemi’s death was announced on Saturday by Coordinator of Smart Adeyemi Vanguard, Barrister Labaran.
“With deepest and heart felt sorrow, I condole our Distinguished Senator Smart for the sudden lost of his beloved wife today, we pray that Almighty give you the strength to bear this sudden great loss,” he said.
Meanwhile, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has mourned her demise.
A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Petra Akinti Onyegbule, condoled with Adeyemi and the entire family of the deceased.
While praying to God to grant eternal repose to her soul, Bello enjoined Adeyemi to be consoled “by the knowledge that his beloved wife and partner of many years has only gone before him to rest and they shall meet again on the Resurrection Morning”.
Bello extended his condolences to the people of Kogi West Senatorial District and everyone who is affected by the death of Mrs. Adeyemi.
Similarly, Adeyemi’s successor, Dino Melaye, has expressed his sadness.
His statement read: “Smart Adeyemi accept my empathy over the loss of your beloved wife. It came as a rude shock.
“Our God who is the greatest comforter will comfort you in times like this. It is well with you. Affliction shall not arise again. God is your strength.
“May the Almighty God grant you the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. May her soul Rest In Peace”.