Governors mourn Ajimobi

Ajimobi's death
Abiola Ajimobi

By Henry Umoru

THE thirty- six State Governors beneath the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF have described the late former governor of  Oyo State, Senator Abiola as a pillar of the discussion board.

A condolence message signed by the NGF Chairman and Ekiti State governor,  Dr. Kayode Fayemi learn, “I, Dr John Kayode Fayemi, want, on behalf of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, the umbrella physique for all of the 36 Governors and their peoples on the subnational degree, to supply our deepest condolences to the household of our Late colleague and father Abiola Ajumobi.

“The late Abiola Ajumobi was not simply our colleague as governors, he was additionally a pillar of help to the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) whose contributions to the Forum’s debates have been stuffed with knowledge apart from their depth.

“While he was governor of Oyo State, the Late Ajumobi was not only one member of the NGF who left indelible impressions within the minds of all members who have been lucky to have served throughout his time but additionally offered useful counsel to the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat.

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“With perception and foresight, the Late Abiola Ajumobi inspired the strengthening of ties between governors and served as a counsellor to different governors together with my humble self. For a person of 70, he was not simply ebullient however was vigorous whereas being fatherly. There was by no means a uninteresting second with the late former Governor.

” It is vital to notice right here that I’ve personally adopted developments since information of his lung surgical procedure broke and when he confirmed indicators of restoration, I used to be pleased. However, our hopes sank a bit as soon as it was mentioned that he had slipped right into a coma, however we prayed and continued to hope that he obtained out of coma and recovered. But man proposes and God, the infinite arbiter, disposes. Inna Lillahi wa Inna Illaihir Raji’un.

“We, at the NGF honour his legacy and mourn his loss along with his family and friends as we pray to Allah (SWT) to grant him Jinnatul Fiddausi and his family the fortitude to bear this great loss.”


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