How Orisabunmi, two siblings die within four days

On Wednesday, veteran thespian, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi died after a brief illness.

According to her daughter, Mrs Yetunde Oyesola, Orisabunmi was healthy when she spoke to her on Christmas Day.

She said, “On December 25, I called her on the telephone. On December 31, I could not call her but my intention was to be in Ibadan for the New Year. I would later be called and told that she had died. I had been informed earlier that she was a little bit ill, and it was a brief illness.”

Barely 24 hours after Orisabunmi’s demise, Steve Onisola, Orisabunmi’s elder brother, died at 71. Onisola was a basketball coach. He was the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club, Ilorin.

He was said to have died after a brief illness.

Onisola died in Ilorin, Kwara State capital.

On Saturday, the demise of Janet Ademola, the younger sister of Orisabunmi was announced by her nephew, Gbenga Onisola.
Ademola on Friday had spoken to our correspondent about the death of her sister, Orisabunmi.

She had said, “The death of my elder sister, Mrs Folake Aremu, is very painful because of what she stood for in our lives as family members. She was very friendly and caring; she never left her siblings untended. We are pained because she stood in as a good mother for all of us.

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“As the last child of the family, she took very good care of me. We were very close and used to each other. She gave her best to ensure that I was well catered for. She was a selfless fellow. She was very humane and she persevered a lot. She would not underrate anyone.”

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