LAGOS SOCIALITE, ADUNNI BANKOLE DIES ON DAUGHTER’S WEDDING DAY!
High society lady and Iyalode of Gbagura in Ogun State, Chief Mrs. Adunni Bankole, is dead. The ex wife of Chief Alani Bankole reportedly died today, Saturday, January 3, 2015. She had been ill and in coma for days prior to her demise.
Her former husband and top Ogun politico is the father of Hon. Dimeji Bankole, the erstwhile Speaker, Federal House of Representatives. While their marriage was intact, she was living in one of the man’s houses in Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos. But no sooner did they part ways than she built herself a bungalow in Ikorodu, Lagos where she spent her last days. Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo opened the house.
The owner of the defunct Sublime Infinite, a household store that was hitherto adjacent TFC in Opebi, Ikeja, the saddest thing is that she died on the day her daughter, Mopelola was getting married, an event she was eagerly looking forward to and had even planned elaborately for.
A jolly good fellow and ever ready to share the little she has with friends, she trained as a journalist and until lately was very active on the social circuit. She was in her mid 50s and left behind four children, according to YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine findings. Their names are Toyin, Mope, Layi and Desola.