December 3, 2022

Abiodun mourns death of Obasanjo associate, Osinowo

The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has expressed condolences over the death of a former Chief of Staff to late President Umaru Yar’adua, Chief Gbolade Osinowo.

Osinowo, who was one of the closest associates of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, died on Thursday at the age of 83.

Abiodun in a condolence statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, on Friday, described the death of the late Odofin of Ijebu Igbo, as another loss, not only to Ogun but Nigeria.

He said the deep and wide political experience of the former Special Adviser (Politics) to Obasanjo, will be sorely missed.

According to the governor, late Osinowo lived a life of service, dedication to the development of his immediate community and the state.

Abiodun added that the consummate politician will be remembered for his brand of politics, which was rancour free and devoid of bitterness.

While noting that Baba Osinowo left the stage when his experience would be mostly needed as a guiding compass by the youth and contemporary politicians, the governor stressed that the legacies left behind by the Ijebo born community leader will stand a test of time.

He said that the people of Ogun will continue to remember late Osinowo as one of the finest public administrator and thorough bred politician whose life reflected peace and love for the mankind.

Abiodun, however, prayed that the soul of the deceased rest in peace, and urged his family members as well as associates not to grief for the departed, but finder solace in the fact that Baba Osinowo live a ife worth of emulation.

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