Nigerian Oldest Couple Die Same Day After Living Together For 72 Years

Nigerian Oldest Couple Die Same Day After Living Together For 72 Years

A married couple, Israel Akojede and Esther Akojede, who have lived together for 72 years in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital have died on the same day, at Gbonagun Obantoko area of Abeokuta on October 30.Akojede reportedly died around 3am on that fateful day while his wife died a few hours later, having got the news of her husband’s death.Akojede was 103 years old while his wife was 98 years old.The first son of the family, aged 70, Joseph Akojede, who confirmed the deaths, said although the incident remained a mystery to the family, it was expected because of the fondness between them.It is believed that they were the oldest living couple before their demise.

EASTWEST REPORTERS

chuka

41 thoughts on “Nigerian Oldest Couple Die Same Day After Living Together For 72 Years

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

%d bloggers like this: