The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday visited the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun to sympathise with him over the death of his father, Pa Emmanuel Abiodun.
Osinbajo had the company of the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The Vice President while speaking in Iperu, the hometown Governor Abiodun said he was in the town to deliver the condolence message of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He further stated that the President described the late octogenarian as progressive, who supported worthy courses while alive.
Osinbajo qouted his principal saying, “we are rejoicing and celebrating the life of an incredible great man who was not only known for his own contribution to the society as a teacher, but also the fact that all through his life, he supported all the worthy courses and was himself a progressive”.
Gbajabiamila while speaking during the visit, said it is not easy to lose someone you have known for years, he prayed that God gives the Governor the fortitude to bear the loss.
Gov Akeredolu in his remark, congratulated Abiodun for surviving his father, adding the late retired teacher would be remembered for his good works, which he said helped in transforming the society.
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