About Gbenga Ashafa Family Life
Senator Ashafa has been married to Folashade Omobola Ashafa (nee Edun) since 1979.Mrs Ashafa retired as an Assistant Director at the Federal Ministry of Information and Communication in 2005, after twenty-three years of service. Currently, she is engaged in entrepreneurial and philanthropic pursuits. She is the proprietor of two homeware and gift stores in Lagos. From time to time, she organizes soup kitchens for the elderly. She also hosts an annual Christmas celebration for less privileged children in Ibeju-Lekki. Mrs Ashafa is a devoted Christian who attends the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos.
They are blessed with children and grandchildren.