Managing Director, ThisDay Newspaper, Eniola Bello, has lost his mother, Julianah Lawrence.
Mrs Lawrence died on December 23 aged 86.
Her death was announced on Christmas Day by the family.
“Born in Odolu Kabba, Kogi State on August 18, 1933, the deceased touched many lives in the community with her life of generosity, kindness and self-sacrifice,” the family said.
Alongside Mr Bello, the deceased is survived by five children – Victoria Ogunbiyi, Commodore Ayo Bello-Odofin (rtd), Olabisi SamVictor, and Olaofe Odofin, as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Burial arrangement will be announced by the family.
Bello lost his wife, Helen, in June.