Ruth Olowookere, the Iyaloja-General of Ondo State, is dead, SaharaReporters can confirm.
According to Saharareporters, Olowookere, who died on Sunday afternoon, was the President of the National Association of Traders and Market Leaders Council of Nigeria.
A family member of the deceased, Kunle Ajibogun, confirmed the death of the woman.
He said, “She died on Sunday at the aged of 70 after a brief illness. The family is deeply saddened by her demise.”