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General News of Friday, 26 June 2020


Oyo State has lost a true pacesetter in Ajimobi, says Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that Oyo State has lost a true pacesetter in the late Abiola Ajimobi. reported that the former Oyo governor, Ajimobi, died, at the First Cardiology Hospital in Lagos on Thursday due to multiple organ failure after battling COVID-19.

While paying tributes to the late Senator, Gov. Abiodun said that “I have lost a great pillar of support who stood by me at my most trying times.

“The Ajimobi family has been deprived of a scion and someone who deepened the family’s proud legacy of service; Oyo State has lost a true pacesetter, and the rank of progressive politicians has been depleted.”

“Indeed, a colossus has taken a bow, an orchestra has been abruptly terminated and the curtains drawn on an era.

“Many had hoped this political titan would be back on his feet, making light of his brief illness with the admirable deployment of his signature wit, humour and prodigious intellect.

“But God had a different plan and as people of faith, we take solace in the knowledge that from Him we come and unto Him we shall return.”

The governor added that his thoughts and prayers are with Ajimobi’s immediate family, the Government and people of Oyo State, political associates and the All Progressives Congress.

“May Allah forgive and admit Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi into Aljannah Firdaus. Egbon, good night,” Abiodun concluded.

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