Mrs Muyinat Mimiko , the mother of the immediate past Governor of Ondo State , Dr . Olusegun Mimiko , has passed away .

It was gathered that she died after a brief illness at her residence in Ondo , at the age of 88 .

According to an aide of the former governor , Mr Paul Akinduro , who shared the news on social media, said the octogenarian gave up the ghost on Friday night.

He said, “ Mama Muinat Mosekola Mimiko fondly called ‘Iye Ruka ’ has gone to rest . We will miss her dearly .” he wrote