A prominent chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Dr Ismail Adebayo Adewusi, has expressed shock at the sudden death of the Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Michael Adeyemo.
Adeyemo died in Ibadan, the state capital, on Friday of heart failure.
Adewusi, also described Adeyemo’s death as a huge shock, adding that he was taken away at a time he was making great contributions to the political and socio-economic development of Oyo State and Nigeria.
As a fellow Ibarapa indigene, Adewusi,
who is a major political leader in the state, hinted that he shared robust ideas with the deceased at different times, pointing out that he was a good representative of the zone.
The ex- Lagos finance Commissioner lauded his astute leadership in the House of Assembly and extolled his virtues which he highlighted to include humility, candour, forthrightness and hardwork.
His statement reads, “Adeyemo’s death is a great loss to Ibarapa land, Oyo State and Nigeria at large. Given the qualities he manifested, there is no doubt that Adeyemo represented new generation of young politicians who also brought professional expertise to politics for the good of Nigerians. He will be sorely missed on the political turf in Oyo State.” Adewusi said.
He prayed God to give his family, Ibarapa indigenes, members of the House of Assembly and the Oyo State Government the fortitude to bear the loss.
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