Olubisi Osinbajo, mother of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, says she still scolds her son in spite of his age and position as the nation’s number two man.
She said Osinbajo would call her “mummysco” whenever she scolded him. She said she earned the name from her children because she sometimes had to act tough.
“Yes, I do (scold him) and on occasions like that, he calls me ‘Mummysco’. It doesn’t matter how big they are now, they are still my children,” she said.
In an interview with Punch, Olubisi said she and her husband had warned their children to steer clear of politics but when Osinbajo indicated his interest in politics, she knew “it was God that put him there”.
Olubisi said she prays for him frequently.
“I pray for him every minute; even when I see him on TV. I always tell God to take care of him,” she said.
“We don’t like politics. My husband and I also told our children not to partake in politics. However, Femi was once a councillor. But he later resigned and returned home. He said he could not cope with them.
“When we heard of Yemi’s own, we knew that it was God that put him there. Since then, we have been praying; I cannot rest again.”