The death has been announced of a former Chief Nursing Officer, Mrs Clara Welola ATANDEYI, at the age of 75.
Late Clara was the wife of Chief Adewole Atandeyi, the First Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the first Ondo State Governor (Commander Ita David Ikpeme).
Chief Atandeyi, a veteran journalist who also served as the Permanent Secretary and Director of the Ondo state Ministry of Information.
Announcing the death of their Matriarch, Omobayode Atandeyi, Son a US based-Engineer, said she returned to her heavenly home in the early hours of July 25, 2023 during a brief illness.
Engr Omobayode said, “On behalf of the Atandeyi family, we announce the passing on to Glory of our dear Wife, Mother, Sister and Grandmother, Mrs Clara Welola ATANDEYI. Our dear mother, aged 75 returned to ber heavenly home in the early hours of July 25, 2023 after a brief illness
“Mrs Clara Atandeyi was a home maker who will be deeply missed by all who came across her. As a Chief Nursing Officer, she dedicated her entire life to serving others with compassion, care and kindness Her dedication to selfless service and steadfastness earned her a State Award on 16th September 2010 when the then Governor of Onde State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko gave her a State Award for Honesty and Integrity
“She is survived by an aged husband, Chief Adewole Atandeyi, enterprising and God-fearing children and grandchildren including a United States-hased Medical Doctor, Engineers and others, as well as brothers, sisters and cousins
“The Atandeyi family in grateful for the out pouring of love and support extended to the family since the demise of our matriarch.
“The burial arrangements would be announced in due course May the soul of our departed mother rest in perfect peace, Amen,” the Son said.