A close family source disclosed that Osa-Avielele died on Thursday, July 16, 2020, barely a week after the birth of her son. The baby is said to be alive and in good condition.
Diekolola was the second daughter of Chief Cornelius Olatunji Adebayo, the former governor of Kwara State and ex-Communication Minister, and the late Chief Elizabeth Adebayo.
The news of Osa-Avielele was confirmed by her younger sister, Abimbola Dayo Adewuyi on her Instagram page. Mourning the passing of her sister, Dayo-Adewuyi wrote, “Two days ago, our world came crashing down as an angel left the earth. My sister Deki passed on and left us in great distress. There are five of us girls and my brother, my second sister left our close-knit team of six leaving an unmendable crack.
“Thanks to everyone that has tried to reach us. We’re sorry for being unreachable cause as you can imagine we’re still trying to wrap our heads around what just happened.
“Please celebrate with me my beautiful sister Diekolola Olatanwa, Olaotan, Oluwatoyin Osa Avielele who just took her final bow from this world. I don’t know how I can bare this, but I know it is well”.
A lawyer by training, she bagged a BL from the University of Ilorin and an LLM from Howard University School of Law, Washington DC. She worked as a corporate in-house attorney before setting up her business.