Former Lagos Commissioner Ms Kemi Nelson has passed away. She passed away at the age of 66. She has been ill for some time, according to insiders.
When Gistmaster gathered the previous zonal female leader on the All Progressive Congress (APC) platform in Lagos, Nelson was a member of Tinubu’s inner political caucus.
She was also the only woman on the Governance Advisory Board for Lagos State.
What happened to Kemi Nelson?
Former Lagos Commissioner for Women’s Affairs and Poverty Reduction Ms Kemi Nelson has passed away.
Nelson, also known as Yeye-Sewa of Lagos, died after a long illness. She was a steadfast follower of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the former governor of Lagos State.
She died on Sunday, according to Mayen Dally Adeokun, the chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Ikeja Chapter, and the presidential conference of the 57 APC presidents in Lagos State.
“With heartbreak but gratitude to Almighty God, we announce this morning the passing of our Ikeja top leader and state GAC member, Head Ms. Kemi Nelson,” said Adeokun.
A short message expressing sincere condolences to her immediate family and Ikeja’s political family was also attached.
Obituary of Kemi Nelson: how did the politician die?
Former Southwest Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress Kemi Nelson has passed away.
The death of the APC leader was announced in a tweet sent Sunday by Gboyega Akosile, the governor of Lagos State’s top secretary, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The official death notice of the politician has not yet been published. On the other hand, Kemi has received many touching condolence messages online.
“May the soul of the late Chief Mrs. Kemi Nelson, former Southwest Women Leader of the @OfficialAPCNg, rest in peace,” Akosule tweeted on Sunday.
May God give her close relatives, friends and acquaintances the strength to cope with this loss.
The deceased was a supporter of Bola Tinubu, an APC candidate for president.
According to reports, the legislator had been ill for several months before she died. One of the party leaders claimed it was clear that she was ill.
Children and family of Osun . state politician
Nelson completed her secondary education at the Anglican Girls Grammar School in Ijebu-Ode after being born in Lagos on February 9, 1956.
At the University College Hospital in Ibadan, where she completed her tertiary studies, Kemi obtained her diploma as a Registered Nurse and Midwife.
Kemi holds both a law degree and an MBA in financial management from Lagos State University Ojo.
Her husband is Adeyemi Nelson, a former director of the Federal Ministry of the Interior.
From their union in 1987, three children were born. She is known for her short hair and wearing eye-catching accessories. Nothing about her family or children has been made public so far.