Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Monday lost his father, Emmauel Abiodun, who died after a brief illness, a statement released by the family said.
Mr Abiodun, a native of Iperu Remo died at the age of 89.
The deceased was said to have worked as a teacher for many years across the old Western region.
The statement also said that further announcements would be communicated in due course.
He is survived by his wife, Victoria Abiodun, many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and other family members.