This was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem, and made available to newsmen in Uyo on Saturday.
Bako was not just a Colonel and a Brigade Commander, he was a personification of the soldiering profession and a great asset to the nation. Based on his impeccable qualities as a soldier’s soldier and wonderful person, he was loved by all. He was one of the most gallant, courageous and highly dedicated senior Army officers of the Nigerian Army that I have ever known.
The Senior Evangelist of Gospel Faith Mission International, Evangelist Ezekiel Falade, gave the charge at the funeral service of former Governor of Old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Ishola Olumilua, in Ikere-Ekiti on Friday.
In a special tribute to the late ambassador, Tinubu said Carrington came to Nigeria on a diplomatic assignment “but his true mission was even more sublime. Walter was both an African and an American. This identity he knew full well for it shaped who he was and guided what he did.”
Governor Sanwo-Olu, who described Razak’s death as a rude shock, said the deceased was a great politician, strong party man and advocate of masses-oriented programmes.
AbdulRazaq said this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Rafiu Ajakaye on Thursday.
Sanwo-Olu in a condolence message issued on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, said Oke’s demise was a big loss to his council and Lagos State.
The former Minister served in the Administration of late General Sani Abacha.
This was contained in a statement by the body’s Chairman, Kabiru Yusuf; Wada Maida,
Member, IPI Executive Board; and Raheem Adedoyin, Secretary, IPI Nigeria, on Tuesday.
“This loss is irreparable and the grief unbearable,” said Akintoye in a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday.
Adetunji expressed his worry in a statement in Ibadan by his spokesperson, Adeola Oloko, while reacting to the death of the Parakoyi of Ibadanland, Chief Bode Akindele,
Fintiri gave the directive in a statement by his Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou, on Monday in Yola.
Governor Makinde, who described the late Parakoyi of Ibadanland and Chairman of Modandola Group as a worthy elder statesman and someone who is genuinely interested in the wellbeing of others, said the late businessman will be sorely missed.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ibitola, a senior lecturer and Acting Head of Department of Physical Sciences of the university, reportedly slumped and died in his apartment in Okitipupa on June 5.
In a Twitter message, Alhaji Ahmed condoled Senator Ajimobi’s family, the government and the people of Oyo State.
Paying glowing tributes to the ex-governor, Adams, in a statement on Friday by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, said the late Ajimobi was a man of history, a statesman and complete Yoruba man that made remarkable impact in Oyo State.
The party said this in a press statement issued in Abeokuta on Thursday and signed by the State Publicity Secretary of the Caretaker Committee, Comrade Tunde Oladunjoye.
Bello, in a statement in Minna on Saturday, described the deceased as a hard-working, selfless, dedicated and passionate personality whose values would be greatly remembered.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led members of the State’s Executive Council to commiserate with the widow and family of the late lawmaker, who died on Monday at the age of 64.
Tinubu said in the statement: “The sudden, unexpected passing of Senator Bayo Osinowo has deeply hurt me and Lagosians. He was more than a close friend and political associate. Over the years he became like a family member and brother in so many ways.