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Ex-beauty queen, Ibidun Ighodalo dies at 40


Ex-Nigerian beauty queen and wife of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo of The Trinity Church, Ibidun Ighodalo has bid the world farewell.

The ex-beauty queen was reported to have suffered cardiac arrest on Sunday morning.

Ibidun was to mark her 40th birthday on July 19, 2020.

The former Miss Lux is said to have died of heart attack in her sleep in the early hours of Sunday morning in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.


She was said to have been in Bayelsa and Rivers states to help with the building of isolation centres for coronavirus patients.

In a statement by Asue Ighodalo, the families of the deceased requested for privacy while mourning the late beauty queen.

“The Ighodalo and Olaleye Ajayi families are deeply saddened to announce the sudden loss of our beloved wife and daughter Mrs. Ibidunni Ituah-Ighodalo who passed away in the early hours of today,” the statement read.

The statement also said that details of her burial ceremony will soon be released.

“As you will understand, this is a difficult time for our families and we will appreciate some privacy during this time. All information of burial proceedings will be provided in due course,” it added.

Ibudun Ighodalo, a popular Lagos businesswoman, successfully ran her events company, Elizerbeth R, as well as her foundation, Ibidun Ighodalo Foundation, during her lifetime.

The foundation also provides grants for couples that require fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and intrauterine insemination. 


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