Iyalode Alaba Lawson dies at 72 - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Saturday, October 28, 2023

Iyalode Alaba Lawson dies at 72

The former National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and the Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief Mrs Alaba Lawson, a prominent educationist and founder of the popular Alaba Lawson Group of Schools, Abeokuta is dead.

Chief Alaba Lawson aged 72  reportedly died in the early hours of Saturday 

The news of her dmise was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of Abeokuta Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (ABEOCCIMA) AbdulRahman Maku.

The statement made available to journalists on Saturday morning partly read "We regret to announce the demice of NACCIMA past President and ABEOCCIMA Matron and Chairman, Board of Trustees, Iyalode Alaba Lawson, MFR, JP (Iyalode of Yorubaland) which occurred in the early hours of today, Saturday 28th of October, 2023. Burial arrangement to be announced later by the family. May God Almighty grant repose to the soul of Iyalode".

Chief Alaba Lawson was born on January 18, 1951 and was a Nigerian business magnate, entrepreneur, academician and champion of women upliftment and empowerment.

She was until her death the  Iyalode of Egbaland and Chairman Chairman Board of Trustees of ABEOCCIMA.

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