Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has expressed sadness at the loss of Ayoola, describing him as a loyal friend whose dedication to duty was unquestionable.
In a tribute on his social media handles, Makinde wrote that Ayoola will be missed for his great love for Oyo town and Oyo State at large.
Makinde recounted how he met Ayoola in 2002 and later served as the director-general of his campaign in 2015 and deputy director-general the in 2019 election.
“I met the late Rt. Honourable Ayoola in 2002, when we worked together as members of the Fortune Group for the election of Senator Rasheed Ladoja. He also served as the Director General for my 2015 campaign and the Deputy Director General for my 2019 campaign.
“I received with deep sadness, the news of the death of my dear friend and colleague, Rt. Honourable Kehinde Ayoola.
“Up until his death this morning, he served as the Honourable Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources in Oyo State.
“He was a loyal friend with a dedication to duty that cannot be questioned. He will be sorely missed for his great oratory skills and his love for the people of Oyo Town and Oyo State. May his soul rest in peace,” Ayoola said.
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