Browsing: Mourning

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.