Former Governor Lucky Igbinedion Loses Son In Fatal Auto Accident


Edo State former Governor Lucky Igbinedion have lost his son Osaretin Igbinedion and nephew in a fatal auto accident in Texas.

According to Barrister Jefferson Uwoghiren who claims to be a close friend of the family, Osaretin and his cousin Esosa Oyemwense were driving when their vehicle got crushed by an an 18-wheeler at about 3:00 AM on February 16th, 2019. They both did not make it out alive.

Osaretin igbinedion was the second son of the former Governor. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration with a degree in marketing, and a minor in economics. He also had a Masters degree in International Management from the Northeastern University.

Lucky Igbinedion and late son Osaretin Igbinedion

This sad news comes barely a week after the death of Hon. Bethel Amadi who was married to Barrister Mabel, the former Governor’s sister.

Osaretin Igbinedion

Lucky Igbinedion's nephew Esosa Oyemwense

Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion (born 13 May 1957) was the governor of Edo State in Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007.

Ex. Governor of Edo State Lucky Igbinedion

May the souls of Osaretin Igbinediona and Esosa Oyemwense rest in peace. We pray that God fills the family with a deep sense of His peace and grace. We ask that He surrounds them with His love and hope. Give them the strength to carry on and to know that they still have a purpose on this earth. May the good Lord help them start the whole process of healing.

Osaretin with his mother Eki Igbinedion


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