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Clerics, political associates extol former Oyo gov, Lam Adesina’s virtues

Islamic clerics and politicians have extolled the virtues of the Late former governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Lamidi Onaolapo Adesina, describing him as a politician who feared Allah, served humanity and related with everyone with love, irrespective of their origin or religion.

Making these disclosures at the weekend during the fourth year Fidau prayer held for the former governor and father of the member representing Ibadan North-East/Ibadan South-East in the House of Representatives, Honourable Adedapo Lam-Adesina, the clerics praised the former governor for his commitment to Islam and service to humanity, just as they prayed for the lawmaker.

They also commended the wife of the deceased, Alhaja Saratu, for keeping the family together and continuing to uphold the good works by the former governor.

Speaking at the event, which brought together many of Lam Adesina’s political associates and chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, including Chief Iyiola Oladokun, Chief Isamotu Ashiru, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle, a former commissioner in the state, Dr Kola Balogun, APC state secretary, Alhaji Mojeed Olaoya, Ibikunle lauded Adesina for his “open door policy and undiscriminating disposition to people.”

Honourable Lam-Adesina, while speaking with Sunday Tribune, appreciated those who have continued to stand by the family in different ways, noting that the good legacies left behind by the former governor would continue to be sustained.