Oyetola loses Deputy Chief of Staff, Adejare Adebisi

Adejare Adebisi's death not COVID-19 related ― Govt

Osun State government, on Saturday, said the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Gboyega Oyetola on General Administration, Mr Mikhail Adejare Adebisi, who passed on Friday night did not die of COVID-19.

Adebisi, 54, a native of Ilobu, was on Saturday morning interred in at his residence in the community.

According to a statement signed by Oyetola’s Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Ismail Omipidan: “Adebisi died last night (Friday) after a brief illness. His death has nothing to do with the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Governor Oyetola, who has since personally condoled with the family, described the late Adebisi’s death as a personal loss to him and the government he heads. The deceased was a dependable aide who carried out any assignment given to him with dispatch and with little or no supervision.”

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He saluted the late Adebisi’s forthrightness, deep sense of patriotism, loyalty and commitment to his government and the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).

Oyetola said: “I received with great shock the passing of my Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of General Administration, Jare Adebisi. His death is not only a loss to me personally and the people of Ilobu alone but also to the state at large.”

“But as Muslims, we should take it in good faith and give gratitude to Allah that the late administrator ran a good race while he was alive.”

While condoling the family of the late Adebisi, he further said: “My deep condolences go to the entire family, the APC, the political class, the government as well as the entire State. He will be sorely missed. I pray Allah grant him aljanat firadaus and all of us the courage and fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”

The late Adebisi, who had served both as Assistant Chief of Staff and Special Adviser in the Governor’s Office, in the previous administration, holds an LL.M degree and he was pursuing his doctorate programme in Law before his death.


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