Buhari Reacts To The Demise Of Oba Omisore
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore and his entire family, over the demise of their beloved father and Olu of Ayepe-Olode, Oba David Omisore.
Naija News reports that the traditional ruler died of an unknown cause on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at the age of 90.
Joining the league of others in mourning, President Buhari in a statement issued by his spokesman, Femi Adesina on Monday, prayed God to comfort the bereaved family.
Omisore is said to have dedicated his life to serving the people of Ife before the glorious call.
The well-respected traditional ruler has been hailed by many for providing leadership with dignity, love and respect when it mattered most.
In his condolence message, President Buhari expressed confidence that the Omisore family, friends and associates will continue to honour the departed patriarch’s avowed commitment to peaceful settlement of disputes and promoting harmony among different ethnic groups.
In another news, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has reportedly told President Muhammadu Buhari about his 2023 presidential ambition.
Sources have disclosed to The Guardian that the former Lagos State governor has also informed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo about his intention to contest for the nation’s number one seat.
This is coming a week after the Director-General, Tinubu Support Groups and former House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, disclosed that Tinubu will be contesting in the 2023 Presidential election, Naija News reports.
Sources revealed that President Buhari gave the former Lagos State governor his blessings ahead of the election.
Meanwhile, Osinbajo, who served as Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General in Tinubu’s eight years administration as Lagos governor, is also rumoured to be planning to take over from Buhari.