“Ajimobi will be remembered for leaving the blueprint we are undertaking”- Makinde
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has expressed sadness over the death of the immediate past governor of the state and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
The Governor in his condolence message to the family of the former governor who died today at the age of 70 at the First Cardiology Hospital in Lagos after battling with Covid19 described his demise as a great loss.
Governor Makinde attested to the fact that Ajimobi will be surely remembered for leaving a blueprint for some of the activities that the current administration is now undertaking.
He tweeted: “I was so sorry to hear the news of the passing away of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi which sad event took place earlier today. I cannot begin to imagine the pain the family must be going through at this time because of the loss of their patriarch. It is my prayer that God grants them all the strength to bear this great loss.
“I join the good people of Oyo State as we mourn the death of a statesman. I have directed that flags fly at half-mast tomorrow in honour of our brother, friend and illustrious son of Oyo State. Surely, he will be remembered for leaving a blueprint for some of the activities that our administration is now undertaking.
The Oyo State Government will be extending to his family, all the courtesies deserving of his personage. May his soul rest in peace.”