She died in the early hours of Friday, just seven days to her 85th birthday. Meanwhile Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has expressed regrets at the death of Mrs. Fajuyi.
The governor, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olayinka Oyebode, said although losing Mama Fajuyi at this time is painful, he is consoled that the deceased lived a fulfilled life.
Fayemi described the deceased as a religious, God-fearing, compassionate, generous, tolerant and selfless woman. He noted that Mrs. Fajuyi’s death marked another watershed in the annals of the clan which is synonymous with sacrifice and patriotism. He hailed the endurance and perseverance of the deceased who had endured the absence of her husband for 47 years.